Woman’s body located in water at Babinda Boulders in Queensland

The body of a woman has been located during a search operation in Queensland's Cairns region this morning.

Police said they were told a woman had fallen into the water at Babinda Boulders near the town of Babinda and failed to resurface at about 2.45pm yesterday.

Emergency services and a dive squad started a search and rescue operation of the area.

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Devil's Pool in Queensland

This morning the body of the 19-year-old Edmonton woman was found in the water at about 8am.

"Police are liaising with the woman's family and our thoughts are with them at this time," Queensland Police said.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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