Nova Scotia

Scuba diver dies, presumed drowned, near Peggys Cove

A man in his late 50s died after being pulled from the water a few kilometres from Peggys Cove while scuba diving Sunday evening.

Man in his late 50s pulled from water unresponsive

A man in his late 50s died after being pulled from the water a few kilometres from Peggys Cove while scuba diving Sunday evening.

RCMP Cpl. Scott MacRae said the emergency call came in around 6:15 p.m. that a diver was unresponsive in the 4900 block of Prospect Road in the community of Bayside, N.S.

MacRae said another man pulled the scuba diver from the water.

MacRae said the investigation into the man's death is still in its early stages but the man is presumed to have drowned.

He said the medical examiner will rule on the official cause of death.

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