LATEST: POLICE have identified the man found dead on the beach at Warana on Tuesday morning and notified his family.

Officers said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the man's death, and at this stage they would not be releasing his name.

The 52-year-old man from Warana, was found by walkers near Palkana Park shortly before 6am.

Sunshine Coast police district duty officer Senior Sergeant Steve Hall said the man was found fully clothed wearing shorts, a shirt and a spray jacket.

"At about 10 minutes to six this morning some walkers walking along the beach at Warana located a male, caucasian, on the beach washed up on the shore line," he said.

"There's no signs of any violence, no suspicious nature to the sudden death, but police are investigating.

"The male was wearing clothes consistent with that of a fisherman.

"He was either walking or fishing on the beach in or around Warana."

A police media spokesman said currently the reason behind the death had not been confirmed.

"A post mortem will confirm the cause of death but we believe it's nothing suspicious. It's most likely either drowning or he had a medical condition," the spokesman said.
 

UPDATE 4pm: POLICE have identified the man found dead on the beach at Warana on Tuesday morning and notified his family. 

Officers said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the man's death, and at this stage they would not be releasing his name. 

 

UPDATE 9am: POLICE are working to identify a man whose body was found on the beach at Warana on Tuesday morning.

The man, who officers believe is aged in his 50s, was found by walkers near Palkana Park shortly before 6am.

Police remain at the scene.

Sunshine Coast police district duty officer Senior Sergeant Steve Hall said the man was found fully clothed.

"There's no signs of any violence, no suspicious nature to the sudden death, but police are investigating," he said.

"The male was wearing clothes consistent with that of a fisherman.

"We have no idea who the male is.

"We ask the public that if they are missing somebody or somebody has come to the beach overnight or early this morning and hasn't returned home they are to contact police straight away so we can try and identify this male.

Anyone with information can phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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