Deputies search for diver in Orange County lake

21-year-old man vanishes while diving for golf balls

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ORLANDO, Fla. - Orange County deputies are searching for a 21-year-old man who vanished while diving for golf balls in a lake on Friday afternoon.

Deputies said the two divers were in the Eagle Creek subdivision lake on Emerson Lake Boulevard Friday at around noon looking for golf balls when the one diver disappeared. The other diver found his air tank floating unattended and searched for him, but wasn't successful, according to a release.

Orange County dive teams are continuing the search for the 21-year-old white male, deputies said. His identity hasn't been released.

The divers are contracted by Eagle Creek to locate the golf balls in the waterways of the golf course.

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