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Authorities Identify Woman Who Died While Diving In Channel Islands

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 11:39am

Authorities are now identifying a woman who died while diving in the Channel Islands.

Marla Rodrigues had gone diving off of Anacapa Island Friday when she floated to the surface, about 15 minutes after beginning her dive.

Efforts by the dive boat’s crew, and a Ventura County Sheriff’s Department helicopter crew member to revive the 59 year old Bay Area woman were unsuccessful. Preliminary autopsy results failed to pinpoint a cause of death.

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