Man and woman found dead after boat capsized in Coral Bay

Two people who went missing at sea in Coral Bay have been found dead following an air and sea search.

Police said the JRCC jet spotted a capsized vessel off the reef outside the North Passage just before 8am today

Search crews were directed to the scene.

They found the bodies of a man and a woman, who were then brought to the shore.

The man and woman were on board 6.1 metre aluminium half cabin vessel along with two other people.

The boat capsized but two of the people on board were able to swim to shore.

They alerted bystanders that the other two people were still on board the overturned vessel and police in Coral Bay.

They received medical treatment.

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