Beloved Edmonds chef presumed dead after diving accident

Hans Korompis disappeared last week while scuba diving with a friend in Mukilteo.

EDMONDS, Wash. — The kitchen was quiet Monday at Market Fishmonger & Eatery in Edmonds, as news that beloved chef Hans Korompis is missing and presumed dead hung heavily in the air.

Last week, Hans was scuba diving with a friend off the shore of Mukilteo when he was apparently caught in a deep current and swept away.

“Hans has left a huge, empty void in our hearts and we’ll probably forever be that way,” said restaurant owner Shubert Ho.

Rescue crews searched for 2 full days but still

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