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The Latest on the death of a Chicago Fire Department diver who was searching for a missing boater (Source: Raycom Media) The Latest on the death of a Chicago Fire Department diver who was searching for a missing boater (Source: Raycom Media)

CHICAGO (AP) - The Latest on the death of a Chicago Fire Department diver who was searching for a missing boater (all times local):

9:30 a.m.

Officials are waiting for the autopsy results of a Chicago Fire Department diver who died while searching the Chicago River for a boater who had fallen into the water.

The Cook County Medical Examiner's office says Firefighter Juan Bucio's autopsy is expected to be completed by Tuesday afternoon. Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says that while the cause of death has not been determined, there is no indication that the 46-year-old Bucio was struck by a boat while he was in the water Monday night.

Two other divers were injured.

The fire department says Bucio was in the water with a diver partner when the two lost contact. He was later pulled out of the water and pronounced dead at a hospital. The missing boater has not been found.

2:05 a.m.

Two Chicago Fire Department divers injured while searching for a missing boater and for a fellow diver who later died have been released from a hospital.

The three divers were involved in the search for a man who fell off a boat into the Chicago River on Monday night.

The Chicago Fire Department says Firefighter Juan Bucio "tragically passed away answering a call of a person in the water" and the two other divers were injured.

The injured divers were temporarily hospitalized and were released early Tuesday. The missing boater hasn't been found.

Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago says the 46-year-old Bucio was in the water with a dive partner when the partner lost contact with him. He says Bucio later was pulled from the water and was pronounced dead at a hospital.

12:45 a.m.

A fire department diver looking for a man who fell off a boat into the Chicago River has been killed.

The Chicago Fire Department says its "prayers go out to the family of Firefighter Juan Bucio." It says on Twitter he "tragically passed away answering a call of a person in the water."

Police say the man fell off the boat Monday night. Bucio was killed and two other divers were injured while searching for him.

Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago says the 46-year-old Bucio was in the water with a dive partner when the partner lost contact with him. He says Bucio later was pulled from the water and was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The man who fell off the boat hasn't been found.

The other two divers are hospitalized in stable condition.

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