Freedomroo – Body of a young boy is found at Cedar Creek Falls after he drowned

The boy, believed to be aged 10 to 12, was frolicking in the water around Cedar Creek Falls, on the Gold Coast, Queensland, when he disappeared underwater on Thursday afternoon

Tragedy as the body of a young boy is found after he drowned while swimming at a popular waterfall

  • A young boy has died while swimming at Cedar Creek Falls on the Gold Coast
  • He was believed to be swimming with friend when he got into trouble in water
  • Police divers scoured the area at 9pm and discovered his body shortly after

The body of a young boy has been found at a popular watering hole hours after he failed to surface while swimming with his friend.

The boy, believed to be aged 10 to 12, was frolicking in the water around Cedar Creek Falls, on the Gold Coast, Queensland, when he disappeared underwater on Thursday afternoon.

Initial investigations suggest he was swimming with a friend when they both got into trouble, but only one of the boys was able to swim to the side.

Police divers entered the water at around 9pm and found the body shortly after.  

The boy, believed to be aged 10 to 12, was frolicking in the water around Cedar Creek Falls, on the Gold Coast, Queensland, when he disappeared underwater on Thursday afternoon

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