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Plane, divers scour water

UPDATE: 11:35 a.m.

Rescue divers continue to search the waters near Puerto Vallarta where Vernon's Gloria Miller went missing Thursday. 

The family has contracted a private plane to follow the ocean currents out of the bay that Miller went missing from, Los Arcos Marine Park.

Banderas Scuba Republic, the dive shop the family has been working with, has organized their rescue diver friends to help with the search. 


ORIGINAL: 10:25 a.m.

The search for a missing Vernon woman is expected to continue today off the coast of Mexico.

Gloria Miller, wife of prominent Vernon business man Dave Chambers of DCT Chambers Trucking, went missing while scuba diving in the waters near Puerto Vallarta.

Miller has been missing since 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

The search for Miller was suspended Friday night at dusk; it was set to resume at first light this morning.

Boats, divers, helicopters and a fixed-wing plane were used in the search. 

A post on social media last night provided more details:

"The helicopter from Jalisco State we heard overhead a little while ago is only part of the search effort. Mexico Navy, Vallarta Civil Protection, Jalisco State (helicopter), Canadian Consulate and many boats are searching for Ms. Miller in a very co-ordinated manner. The search is being done using water current maps with the hope of finding her quickly."

The outpouring of support for the family has been tremendous, and the family is thanking the community for its thoughts and prayers.

"We want to thank the support and thoughts of family and friends it has been heartwarming," one family member told Castanet.   



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