Missing diver found dead near Catalina Island

The missing diver at the center of a Coast Guard search has been found dead near Catalina Island.

On Monday, around 4 p.m. the U.S. Coast Guard announced they found the body of the missing diver, identified earlier in the search as 42-year-old Justin Hoang of Huntington Beach. He was reported missing around 2 a.m.

 "We extend our deepest condolences to the family, they remain in our thoughts and prayers during this exceptionally difficult time," said Captain Ryan Manning, commander Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach, in a press release.