SOUTHPORT—The body of a missing diver was found Monday by the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office helicopter, Air One.
Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Sgt. April Stanley said Danny Ben Stump, 59, of Wilmington, was reported missing Saturday, Sept. 3. He was last seen in the Intracoastal Waterway near Southport, where he had been SCUBA diving.
Stanley said the sheriff’s office air unit located Stump’s body around 7 a.m. Monday, Sept. 5, nearly half a mile from the location where he was last seen.