Daniel Bobis R.I.P.

THE body of Daniel Bobis, a surfer from Long Beach, N.Y., who disappeared in large swells off western Indonesia over the weekend, was found dead today.

“We can confirm that his body was found today [Thursday]. We are still waiting for a full report on how he was found,” an Indonesian search and rescue official said.

Fishermen found the body of Bobis, a 32-year-old teacher, Thursday morning in the waters off Sumatra island, according to the state-run Antara news agency.

The body was taken to a hospital for autopsy and will be cremated in the provincial capital of Bandar Lampung at his family’s request.

our sincere sympathies for Daniel’s family and friends