Second man’s body found near Penguin Island

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Authorities have found a boat and the body of a second man during a marine search near Penguin Island.

The elderly man’s body was located shortly after 12pm on Tuesday by search vessels.

It is believed the man and an 81-year-old man were on board a 4.5 metre aluminium dinghy on Monday, when for some reason they became separated from their vessel.

The 81-year-old’s body was located on a beach near Penguin Island around 5pm on Monday after boating debris was found floating in the water.

The marine search has been completed.

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