Missing swimmer’s body found in waters in Victoria’s south west

The body of a missing swimmer has been pulled from waters off the coast of Geelong in Victoria's south west. The man's body was found in waters off Eastern Beach in Geelong yesterday evening following an extensive search for the 29-year-old Epping man. Emergency services began searching for the man after they were called to reports of a missing swimmer at the beach off Ritchie Boulevard about 4.35am. READ MORE: Victoria's COVID-19 death toll surges as state records 5137 new cases A post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death. Police will prepare a report for the Coroner. Victoria recorded its worst drowning toll in 20 years in the year to June 30.

The body of a missing swimmer has been pulled from waters off the coast of Geelong in Victoria's south west.

The man's body was found in waters off Eastern Beach in Geelong yesterday evening following an extensive search for the 29-year-old Epping man.

Emergency services began searching for the man after they were called to reports of a missing swimmer at the beach off Ritchie Boulevard about 4.35am.

READ MORE: Victoria's COVID-19 death toll surges as state records 5137 new cases

A post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.

Victoria recorded its worst drowning toll in 20 years in the year to June 30.

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