10/06/2013 - SES Volunteers from Albany assist Police

In relation to the incident near Albany (original Report Sunday)

  • About 1:50pm Sunday afternoon Police were called to Cheynes
    Beach (about 50km east of Albany) in relation to a 15 year old boy who had
    become unresponsive in the water.
  • At first he had not resurfaced, but his body was then
    seen floating in the water.
  • He was taken to shore where CPR was administered for
    about 45 minutes, however tragically he was unable to be revived.
  • Due to the location of the incident a specialist rescue
    team from the State Emergency Service (volunteers from Albany) is assisting to
    recover the boy's body, however their efforts are being hampered by bad weather
    conditions.
  • The boy was at the beach with his family.
  • A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

This Morning SES Volunteers from the Albany SES Unit will recovery the body