This man went missing while kayaking at Broadbeach Waters.
This man went missing while kayaking at Broadbeach Waters.

UPDATE: Found body believed to be missing Broadbeach kayaker

UPDATE 4.50PM: A BODY has been found in Broadbeach Waters this afternoon, believed to be that of the 31-year-old kayaker missing from the area since yesterday morning. 

Police found the body at 3pm this afternoon, and will now prepare a report for the coroner.

The search resumed today after being called off when darkness set in last night. 

Witnesses saw the man enter the water yesterday morning before his kayak was spotted floating upside down.

The man entered the water at Broadbeach with this kayak, which was later found floating upside down.
The man entered the water at Broadbeach with this kayak, which was later found floating upside down.

 

TUESDAY 6:30PM: POLICE have suspended a search for a 31-year-old man reported missing today after his kayak was located unattended in Broadbeach Waters.

As the sun sets, conditions are no longer optimal to continue the search, but it will recommence at first light.

The man was last seen just before 7am entering the canal at Hibiscus Park along Alambi Avenue, Broadbeach Waters in a green kayak with his dog.

Then around 8am the kayak was sighted by a member of the public floating upside down near Monaco Street.

His dog was located on a nearby bank.

He is described as Caucasian in appearance, of a slim build and around 183cm tall with blonde hair and blue eyes. He has blonde dreadlocks and two tattoos - an Australian flag on his right shoulder and a truck on his left forearm.

He was wearing a blue t-shirt and red shorts.

Anyone who may have seen the man is urged to contact local police.


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