PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies continue to investigating the drowning of a 30-year-old man in a natural spring in Palm Harbor.
According to authorities, divers from the International Underwater Cave Rescue and Recovery (IUCRR) arrived on-scene to assist with the recovery of 30-year-old Trevor Harris from the natural spring, known as the "Blue Sink."
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- Diving crews recover body of man that drowned in Palm Harbor spring on Thanksgiving Day
- Pinellas deputies say 30-year-old Trevor Harris drowned in the natural spring, known as the "Blue Sink"
- Officials said Harris had been free-diving in the spring with a snorkel
Deputies say the divers entered the water at 11:00 p.m. and recovered Harris' body at about 11:32 p.m. in approximately 122 feet.
Deputies initially responded to the natural spring on Thanksgiving just before 2 p.m. The spring is located at 2340 Rolling Oaks Drive.
Once on-scene, deputies learned Harris had been free-diving in the spring with a snorkel and did not resurface.
Clearwater Fire & Rescue and Palm Harbor Fire Rescue divers attempted to recover Harris but were unable due to the depth and visibility of the water.
Deputies from the Sheriff's Office Dive Team also responded to the location but were unable to recover Harris' body.
Deputies learned Harris had swam in the natural spring, known as the "Blue Sink," over fifty times. The spring is approximately 145 feet in depth and is about 600 feet by 800 feet at the bottom.
Impairment does not appear to be a factor and foul play is not suspected.