Body pulled from water off Garden Island

Body pulled from water off Garden Island

POLICE have confirmed a body has been pulled out of water off Garden Island this afternoon.

A WA Police spokesperson said a member of the public notified the police about an overturned boat on the western shoreline at about 12.30pm.

The spokesperson said an 80-year-old man, who was the only person aboard the boat, was found dead.

Police said his family has been notified and a report will be prepared for the coroner.

Water police have recovered the man and the vessel.

There is no active crime scene.

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