Fatal shark attack, Fraser Island

News Release

Queensland Police

04. July 2020

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A 36-year-old Sunshine Coast man has died following a fatal shark bite off Fraser Island.

The man was spearfishing in the waters off Indian Head when he was bitten by a shark.

A doctor and nurse provided first aid to the man on the shore, prior to paramedics attending the scene.

The man sustained injuries to his leg and succumbed to those injuries just after 4.30pm.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Source: Qld. Police News

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