Search continues for lacking swimmers after man drowns at Wilsons Promontory


His buddy was nonetheless lacking on Saturday afternoon, regardless of an in depth search by the Water Police and State Emergency Service. A report into the person’s demise will probably be ready for the coroner, police mentioned.

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The SES launched a rescue boat about 10pm on Friday, with crews looking alongside Squeaky Seaside, in addition to close by strolling tracks.

The favored vacationer seashore – named after the noise made when strolling on the small quartz sand particles – remained closed to guests on Saturday afternoon.

In the meantime, SES volunteers and police searched the Murray River at Liparoo, round 90 kilometres south-east of Mildura on the NSW-Victoria Border for an additional lacking swimmer.

Police mentioned a person, believed to be a 28-year-old overseas nationwide, disappeared below the water about noon on Christmas Day and didn’t resurface.

The search was suspended in a single day and resumed at first mild on Boxing Day. NSW Police divers travelled from Sydney to assist in the search.

The police divers entered the water simply earlier than 3pm on Saturday, in accordance with a NSW Police spokeswoman.

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