Mandurah boating incident

Mandurah Detectives are continuing to investigate a boating incident that occurred on Friday, 7 February 2020.

Investigators are piecing together an accurate picture of what occurred and the circumstances that led to this tragic crash.

At approximately 10.40pm, three men left a licenced premise in the Mandurah CBD. Shortly after they boarded two boats before travelling up the Peel Inlet.

Around 1:15am the white 4.7m centre console boat crashed into a channel marker, throwing the occupants from the boat. Tragically, 35-year-old Daniel LLOYD died at the scene. The 25-year-old man who was also travelling on the boat was not injured and has been assisting detectives.

Investigations to date have identified a white 30-foot Mustang boat was moored at Boundary Island around the time of the incident. Detectives would like to speak to the occupants of that boat, along with any other vessels that were in the area around the time of the crash.

Detectives have spoken to a number of witnesses who saw the two boats travelling between the Mandurah CBD and the incident scene, and they continue to review CCTV footage, including of the incident itself.

Police are continuing to seek any additional footage or information from members of the public that may assist with this investigation.

Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at

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