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Body of missing man found in Tin Can Bay

The Coast Guard prepares to search for missing man at Tin Can Bay. The man's body was found on Saturday.
The Coast Guard prepares to search for missing man at Tin Can Bay. The man's body was found on Saturday. Contributed

THE body of a man who went missing in Tin Can Bay on August 6 was recovered on Saturday.

Police said the body was located in the vicinity of Carlos Island around 11.50am.

About 8.30pm on August 6, the 51-year-old man was last seen travelling in a motorised dinghy towards his moored boat about 1km east of Tin Can Bay.

Police said the man's dinghy was located on Saturday on a sandbank at Carlo Island, about 3km east of his moored boat.

The circumstances surrounding the death were still being investigated however initial information suggested it was not suspicious, police said.

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