SES volunteers during their search for Yeppoon fisherman Andrew
SES volunteers during their search for Yeppoon fisherman Andrew "Mal" Goldfinch on Thursday.

Fisherman's body found

THE search for missing Yeppoon man Andrew "Mal" Goldfinch has been called off after police found his body in Water Park Creek, north of Yeppoon, this morning.

The search for the 48-year-old commercial fisherman in the Corio Bay area has been ongoing since the discovery of his empty vessel on Wednesday.

Early this morning a body was sighted by passing fisherman who then reported it to police.

The body was recovered by police with the assistance of the SES flood boat crews.   



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