Police are investigating the death of a 77-year-old man who drowned at Pine Island on Thursday afternoon (21 February).
Around 2:50 pm, the man failed to surface while swimming and emergency services were called a short time later.
ACT Policing general duties officers and ACT Fire and Rescue officers commenced a search of the area where the man had been swimming. He was subsequently located and confirmed dead at the scene by ACT Ambulance Service officers.
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Police are not treating the incident as suspicious and will prepare a report for the Coroner.
ACT Policing reminds all Canberrans and visitors to take care when swimming and watch out for each other when in and near the water.