BODY OF CSU STUDENT FOUND OFF FLORIDA
st. petersburg, fla.» Sheriff’s officials said they recovered the body of Colorado State University student who disappeared while swimming in rough water off Florida’s west coast last week.
In a news release, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office officials said a boater spotted the body Wednesday night. Deputies recovered the body, identified as 21-yearold Jie Luo.
A group of 15 CSU students chartered a yacht. Luo and crew member Andrew Dillman, 27, went missing March 14.
Luo was among five people who jumped from the boat to swim. Authorities said Dillman jumped into the water when he saw Luo was struggling in the swift currents. Neither man was wearing a floatation device.
Dillman’s body was found by a boater Monday.