Leg bone identified at Mylestom

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.

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