UPDATE @ 7.30 AM | Investigations are underway after a man drowned in a Gold Coast lake early this morning.
A body was spotted in the lake near Christine Avenue around 4.00 am, with emergency services called to the scene.
They were able to finally retrieve the body around 5.00 am, confirming a man in his 20s had passed away.
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It’s understood he’d suffered various injuries, but police are yet to confirm whether they’re treating the death as suspicious or not.
Investigations are underway to determine exactly how the body came to be in the water.
Police are expected to provide more information later this morning.
EARLIER @ 5.00 AM | Grave fears for a man who was discovered unconscious in waters in Varsity Lakes early this morning.
Emergency services were called to the lake along Christine Avenue around 4.00 am, following reports a body was in the water.
It’s understood the man, believed to be in his 30s, has suffered some injuries but it’s still not clear exactly how he came to be in the water.
Investigations are currently underway, with police and firefighters still at the scene for assistance.
Paramedics were initially called to the scene but have since left without taking anyone to hospital.
More to come.