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Body Of Boatie Found At St Helens Beach

The body of a boatie has been found at St Helens Beach.

A search was launched after his vessel was found at 630PM on Thursday at the mouth of the Murray River.

The rescue chopper, police officers and Volunteer Marine Rescue crews were called in to help with the search.

The body of the man was found not far from the boat, on the river bank at around 8:30PM.

There are no suspicious circumstances.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

By Michelle Price