Divers find body of paddleboarder after hours-long search near Miami

Posted at 9:02 AM, Jul 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-03 09:16:37-04

MIAMI (AP) -- Police say they've found the body of a tourist who went missing while paddleboarding near Miami.

Local news outlets report witnesses told police the man seemed unsteady on the paddleboard Sunday evening off Hobie Beach in Key Biscayne.

He ended up in the water and bystanders called 911 to report a man in distress. Others went to try to help him.

Crews from Miami-Dade and Miami police and the Coast Guard searched for hours. Divers found the body late Sunday.

Officials say the man was in his 20s and was not from Florida. They haven't released his name.