Mystery surrounds the identity of a man found dead on a Gold Coast beach

POLICE are seeking help from the public to identify a man found dead at Main Beach on the Gold Coast.

The man, believed to aged in either his 60s or 70s, was found unconscious on the beach at around 8.20pm on Wednesday and was declared deceased a short time later.

Despite conducting extensive investigations overnight and throughout the day today, police have been unable to successfully identify the man.


He is described as being Caucasian in appearance, aged around 60 or 70 years old, and having a slim build.

The man was found wearing blue shorts, Dunlop Volley running shoes, a DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) bracelet and a watch with a brown leather strap.

Police have confirmed the man’s death is not being treated as suspicious.

They are appealing for anyone who believes they may know the man to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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