THE bodies of three men have been recovered after their boat went missing off the coast yesterday.
Family members alerted police at 6am today (Sunday, July 4, 2021), when the boat did not return as scheduled.
The men were on board a boat that left Bellambi boat ramp at 2pm yesterday (Saturday 3 July 2021).
Wollongong Police District, Marine Area Command and PolAir, along with members of Surf Life Saving NSW, conducted a search for the men today. The men’s utility and boat trailer have been found at the Bellambi boat ramp car park.
The upturned boat was located off Port Kembla later today, and the bodies of three men have since been recovered. They are yet to be formally identified.
A report will be prepared for the Coroner.
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