Search Operation at Palm Cove, QLD

Emergency services have located a woman deceased following a search operation at Palm Cove near Cairns this morning, May 17.

Police were called to Palm Cove jetty at approximately 2.25am following reports a woman had entered the water and failed to resurface.

Water Police, Surf Life Saving and local police commenced a search operation of the area.

At approximately 7.15am, Surf Life Saving Queensland volunteers located the body of a woman in waters off Buchans Point beach.

Investigations remain ongoing, however the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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