Nantucket Diver’s Body Identified

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CapeCodOnline: The father of a 27-year-old Los Angeles man who died while trying to explore the wreck of the Andrea Doria off Nantucket says his son had been planning the dive for months.

Michael LaPrade, who was attending Bentley University in Waltham, was one of three divers descending to the wreck on Sunday when he apparently let go of a rope and disappeared. His body was found about three hours later and the death remains under investigation.

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