MUKILTEO, Wash. - Multiple law enforcement agencies and the Coast Guard are continuing to search for a diver who went missing in the waters off Mukilteo over a week ago.
Mukilteo police and fire departments, alongside the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office responded to Lighthouse Park around 10:40 a.m. on June 17 for reports of a diver in distress.
Police say two recreational divers were out diving on Friday morning. One was able to get back to shore and is ok, but the other is still missing, according to the Mukilteo Police Department.
It's not immediately clear what happened to the divers or how they became in distress.
The Coast Guard and other responding agencies covered over 100 square miles during the initial search, the Coast Guard said.
The missing diver is a 33-year-old from Edmonds, according to Mukilteo police. His family and place of employment identified him as Hans Korompis, a chef at The Market - Fishmonger & Eatery in Edmonds and the director of Market for FeedMe Hospitality.
"Hans was a beloved member of the Feedme Hospitality family. We offer our greatest sympathy to all who are impacted by this unexpected loss. Our hearts are broken alongside yours. Hans brought passion, creativity and laughter to co-workers and customers alike. His achievements will live on forever though the accolades he earned thoughout the culinary world, the staff that he mentored and befriended, and the lives that he touched through his delicious food. As we remind ourselves to hold those close to us tight, we will forever celebrate Hans as a permanent part of the FeedmeHRG family," The Market - Fishmonger & Eatery wrote on Facebook.
Korompis has still not been found.