Body Recovered From Sydney Harbour After Swimming Tragedy
Holiday fun gone wrong
The body of a man who disappeared while swimming in Sydney Harbour has been found by police divers.
The 38-year-old was swimming with a group of friends at in a popular spot off the lower north shore on Monday when he disappeared underwater and failed to resurface.
The group were swimming out to a yacht anchored off the beach when the tragedy occurred
Emergency services, including Polair, Marine Rescue and NSW Martine conducted a wide-scale search at Obelisk Beach in Middle Head just after 5pm.
“Police have been told a group of people were swimming out to a yacht anchored off the beach, when a man disappeared underwater and had not been seen since,” NSW Police said in a statement.
Police later discovered his body around 8:20pm.
The man has yet to be formally identified, with a report to be prepared for the Coroner.
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