According to witness Ron Goolsby, the body was about 300 feet off the shoreline. “Several people witnessed the recovery from the Aquarium observation deck,” said Goolsby.
It’s not confirmed if the man was either a kayaker or a scuba diver. His name has not been released.
The Monterey County Sheriff’s Coroner announced that a body found off the coast of Monterey on Sunday was that of Stephen Zapasnik, 39, of Monterey.
The victim, 39, whose name was not released, was last seen walking on the beach about 8 a.m. Saturday, the spokesman said.