Fatal boat fire at Magnetic Island

POLICE are investigating a fatal boat fire at a marina on Terrace Place at Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island this morning.

Just after 2.30am police and emergency services attended the location after receiving reports of a boat on fire.

The fire was extinguished and a subsequent search of the vessel resulted in the discovery of a deceased person.

Police and emergency services remain at the scene as investigations continue.

There is no further information available at this time.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.



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