A DOG walker tragically found a body face down in the water at a popular Australian beach.
Jill Banstone stumbled across the harrowing scene early this morning while strolling across the beach near the Glenelg Jetty in Adelaide.
She discovered the 61-year-old man who was face down in the shallow water while out with her labrador.
Jill frantically reported the sighting to police, who were on the scene by 6:50am.
She told 7News: “I realised when I got closer it wasn’t a rock. He was face down.”
Police then rushed to recover the lifeless body from the waters before the tide came in.
There were no signs of violence when investigators removed his body from the shallow parts of the water near the jetty, officers said.
Police will soon prepare a report for the Coroner.
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