Police have identified a human leg bone which was located on a beach south of Coffs Harbour earlier this week.
Shortly after 2pm (Tuesday 17 December 2019), police were called to North Beach at Mylestom after reports a member of the public found a leg bone on the beach.
Officers attached to Coffs/Clarence Police District arrived shortly after and commenced inquiries.
After forensic examinations, the leg bone has been identified as belonging to a 38-year-old Bundaberg man who failed to resurface after a free dive in Queensland waters in November.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.