Missing man found dead after extensive search

A MAN who disappeared on the Sunshine Coast earlier this week has sadly been found dead.

The 35-year-old man vanished in waters near Mudjimba Island on Monday.

Police said he was holding onto the back of a jet ski when he disappeared.


Sadly, despite conducting an extensive search of the area, the man could not be found.

Police divers were called in to help with the search on Wednesday and located the man’s body in waters between Maroochydore River and Point Arkwright about 10am.

Police will now prepare a report for the coroner.