Body found near Cairns wharf

October 24, 2022 8:45 pm in by


The body of a person has been pulled from the water in Cairns this morning.

Paramedics assessed the person who has suffered critical injuries, after they reportedly fell from a wharf onto the rocks below on Marlin Parade around 2.45am.

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Police are investigating and will prepare a report for the coroner.

It comes the day after a snorkeller died on the Great Barrier Reef off Cairns.

The man’s body was found at Saxon Reef at 12pm yesterday.

A Queensland police spokesperson says investigations are underway into the circumstances surrounding his death, however it is believed non-suspicious.