Police release name of deceased man located yesterday from overdue vessel

As the search for an overdue vessel in North West Tasmania continues, police can now release the name of the man located deceased yesterday.

With permission from the family, police confirm the male sadly located deceased yesterday afternoon is Isaiah Dixon.

The search is ongoing to locate the yellow and white 17ft Caribbean half cab vessel and the third person that was onboard.

Police are aware that members of the community are considering launching drones in the area to assist with the search. Police ask the community to refrain from flying drones when the Westpac Rescue Helicopter is in the area to ensure the safety of the helicopter and crew.

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