Sunday, September 21, 2008
Police have found the body of a 56-year-old fisherman and his 10m boat missing off the north Queensland coast. A police spokeswoman said the boat was found by a Townsville coastguard at Halifax Bay, north of Townsville, about 1.45pm (AEST) today.The boat was reported missing at 7pm (AEST) yesterday. The spokeswoman said the boat was currently being towed to Townsville. She said the man's death was not being treated as suspicious. Investigations are continuing.