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April 23, 2021

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Mullumbimby SES and the police retrieving a dead body from the Brunswick River on Wednesday , November 29. Photo Aslan Shand.
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Update

The dead  body found in the Brunswick River yesterday afternoon has been removed by police. Due to the condition of the corpse the are currently using dental records to identify the individual.

Original story

A dead body was found this afternoon in the Brunswick River near Mullumbimby. Police received a call at about 4.30pm this afternoon reporting the sighting of the body between Mullumbimby and Brunswick Heads.

‘It is an adult and the circumstances aren’t considered suspicious,’ said Chief Insepector Gary Cowan at the scene.

Mullumbimby SES service was working with the police and were close to retrieving the body at 7.30pm this evening.

‘The body may have been there a while and we will await a postmortem for more information,’ concluded Cowan.


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