The body of a suspected drowning victim has been recovered.
According to reports from Esperance beach where the suspected drowning occurred, the body of Alexander Marcellin aka Zanda was recovered from the sea shortly before 4:PM this afternoon.
He had been reported missing while on a fishing expedition for whelks.
Several onlookers watched the rescue operation from their vantage point on a cliff overlooking the sea.
It is reported that two local divers found the body.