Body pulled from Gold Coast canal

POLICE have pulled a body from a Gold Coast canal during the search for a missing swimmer.

Crews were called to a canal in Broadbeach around 5.30am on Tuesday following reports a man had entered the water with a group of others but failed to resurface.

Police and Surf Life Saving Queensland crews immediately launched a search for the man on boats at jet skis near the intersection of Hooker and Sunshine Boulevards.


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Queensland Police have confirmed the man’s body was found at around 9.00am.

IMAGE | Marcus Greig

There are reports the group was from Victoria and were staying nearby.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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