HONOLULU (AP) — The family is searching for answers following the death of a 13-year-old boy after a scuba diving accident off Oahu.
Temuulin Tsogt was diving Saturday with his family near Hawaii Kai as part of a tour with Island Divers Hawaii.
According to a Hawaii Emergency Medical Services report, Honolulu Ocean Safety lifeguards found the boy unresponsive about 60 feet (18 meters) underwater. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
He was visiting the U.S. from Mongolia.
The family has retained attorney Michael Livingston, who says Temuulin did not have prior ocean or scuba experience.
Livingston told Hawaii News Now that the family doesn't know what happened, noting the instructor and dive team members surfaced without him.
Island Divers Hawaii says it can't comment about the investigation.