Around 17:00 of 6/24/2012, a surfer was found floating with a surf board at 30m from the coast of Ichinomiya Chiba. He was wearing wet suits. He was hospitalized but they confirmed his death soon later.
He is a 45 years old company worker living in the town, left for surfing in the afternoon of 6/24/2012 by himself.
According to Choshi district meteorological observatory, wind and wave were moderate at that time.