Girlfriend’s heartbreak after Maltese diver found dead

The girlfriend of a young man who was found dead in the sea off Malta has posted a heartbreaking tribute to him on social media.

The body of 20-year-old Neil Zammit was discovered almost 24 hours after he went missing while diving near White Rocks at Bahar ic-Caghaq.

His devastated girlfriend Rebecca Vella from Paola posted on Facebook: ‘To my best future husband to be.

‘I love you my everything. I love you with all my heart. I know you will be next to me and I will talk to you every day.

‘I love you my everything, please remember that as I hug you. I will always pray for you day and night.

‘R.I.P my husband to be.’

Neil, who was a spearfishing enthusiast, was reported missing after he failed to surface from a dive on Monday afternoon.

His body was recovered from the sea by a specialist Armed Forces of Malta search team on Tuesday at around 4pm.