Missing California Snorkeler Found Dead

Police are downplaying earlier suspicions that Rebecca Weiss' husband was involved.
3:00 | 08/20/12

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wealthy businesswoman who vanished off the california coast last week. She was an experienced diver, strong swimmer. Police say divers recovered the body of rebecca weiss this weekend. David wright has the latest for us this morning. Good morning, david. Reporter: Good morning, robin. Recreat recreational divers discovered her body this weekend, a short distance away from where some of her personal effects were found a week ago. Her family members await the autopsy results. That could take some time. For a week, rebecca weiss's family didn't give up hope. They couldn't accept that she could drown in this cove. This just doesn't add up to me. It doesn't make sense to me. Reporter: Her body was found saturd in her wetsuit, 200 yards from shore, right where her husband said she may have gone diving. The family is awaiting the results of an autopsy. Those may take two to three months. She was an expert free diver. Diving deep without a breathing apparatus. A potentially dangerous activity. Entanglement, shallow water blackout. The loss of consciousness while ascending or a medical emergency like a heart attack. Reporter: Her family says she knew the risks and usually dove with a buddy. Would it be like her to dive on her own? On her own, not really. Reporter: The woman's mother raised suspicions about her son-in-law. Claims he was acti iing strangely. Sheriff's dep ties say he's cooperated fully, his story is consistent and there are no signs of foul play. This case is being invest dpated by homicide detectives. We shouldn't read too much into that. The unit's per viurview includes drownings. Now to the escalating family drama from "toddlers & tiaras."

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