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Coroner to get report on windang beach drowning

Coroner to get reporjarvees.comt on windang beach drowning

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A coroner has told the ABC it is “absolutely necessary” to conduct an investigation into the deaths of two Australian surfers during Australia’s worst wave-related tragedy in the Southern Ocean in years.

Sydney man Matthew Johnson and Perth woman Elizabeth Wright were swept to the sea after the wave swamped them on the Queensland coast earlier on Sunday, at 7:15am.

At 10am, the bodies of the men were recovered.

The coroner ordered an investigation after the dead surfers’ parents, Julie and Gary Johnson, sought a meeting with his office on Monday, two days after their son passed away.

On Monday morning, the Johnson family revealed a statement from their son, saying the tragedy unfolded like “a horror movie”.

“We have just spoken with the family. To their surprise, our son Matthew Johnson passed away yesterday and the whole team here at the Coroner’s office is grieving for him and his family right now,” they said.

Earlier on Monday, the chief coroner confirmed the body of an unnamed Australian woman was discove더킹카지노red in the surf on the west coast of the state, about 130 kilometres northeast of the popular beach in Port Augusta.

The name of that person has n바카라ot been released.

Mr Johnson, who was the top-ranked surfer in the World Cup final on Sunday, is believed to have surfed the wave off Port Augusta before the tragedy.

The two Australian bodies have also not been recovered yet.

Topics: death, surfers, community-and-society, port-augusta-4740, nsw, brisbane-4000, qld, australia

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