Body of abalone hunter is recovered off Sonoma County coast

by Richard C. Paddock

Jonathan Su, 29, of Sunnyvale apparently drowned while diving for the mollusks Nov. 9. He is the eighth abalone hunter to die off California's North Coast this year.

Reporting from San Francisco -- A submerged body recovered off the coast of Sonoma County was tentatively identified Tuesday as that of missing diver Jonathon Su of Sunnyvale, the eighth abalone hunter to die off the North Coast this year.

Su, 29, was hunting for abalone with a cousin near Fort Ross State Historic Park on Nov. 9 when he dove underwater and apparently drowned. The body, clad in a wetsuit identical to Su's, was recovered Monday by a state Parks and Recreation Department search team on the ocean floor near the spot where Su was last seen.

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