Appeal to locate witnesses drowning incident at Airlie Beach, QLD

Police investigating the deaths of a 30-year-old man and 5-year-old boy who drowned at Airlie Beach last month are appealing for witnesses that are yet to come forward, Queensland Police say.

Shortly before 4pm, on Sunday, October 28 the man and boy, both from China, died after drowning in the Airlie Beach lagoon.

The man and boy were pulled from the water however were unable to be revived and declared deceased at the scene.

Officers are appealing for witnesses who are yet to speak that haven’t yet spoken with police to come forward.

In particular, investigators would like to speak with two people pictured in CCTV footage who are believed to have been in the lagoon at the time of the incident.

A report for the information of the Coroner will be prepared.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers.

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