Body found

The Chronicle - - NATION NEWS -

THE body of a spearfisher miss­ing off the coast south of Cairns has been lo­cated.

War­ren Hughes, 35, dis­ap­peared while spearfish­ing in waters be­tween Palmer Point and High Is­land, north of In­n­is­fail, on Satur­day. Po­lice con­firmed his body was lo­cated yes­ter­day morn­ing not far off shore and said Mr Hughes’s fam­ily had been ad­vised.

It is un­der­stood he may have been at­tacked by a large, ag­gres­sive croc­o­dile that also at­tacked a po­lice boat on Sun­day night. Au­thor­ity has been given to de­stroy the 4.5m croc­o­dile.

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