dad-of-four has tragically drowned to death while scuba-diving off a UK coastline to explore an eerie shipwreck. Peter Morgan, 64, was nine miles off the coast of Anglesey, North Wales when he failed to resurface.
The retired businessman from Macclesfield, Cheshire had travelled over 100miles to examine the MV Segontium wreckage, an inquest heard. READ MORE: Bodybuilding twins jumped from tower block window in tragic 'suicide pact'Mr Morgan was visiting the site with diving buddy Michael Dennison.
He'd learnt to dive with Mr Dennison in Dubai and had eight years' experience. The inquest heard how the two men descended 30 to 35m below sea level.
It was said Mr Morgan was having buoyancy issues and "drifted away" from Mr Dennison, reports the Mirror. When others on the excursion returned to the boat and Mr Morgan did not, a mayday call was made and the coastguard rushed to the scene.A multi-agency search was launched but sadly Mr Morgan was recovered and pronounced dead at around 7pm.Mr Dennison said: "He was a lovely guy, bubbly, full of fun, mischievous - I liked him a lot.Read more on dailystar.co.uk