A body was found on the beach at Gonzales Park in Victoria on Tuesday afternoon.
Victoria Police tweeted at 3:00pm that officers were called to the 1800-block of Crescent Road in Gonzales Park after receiving a report of a body in the beach area.
All the information we can release at this time is that we are investigating an deceased person located in the beach area in the 1800-block of Crescent Road. The nearby waters are being searched as a precaution. #F184721 #yyj
— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) January 31, 2018
The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre confirmed the body was wearing kayakers clothing.
Search and Rescue were called in to make sure no-one else was at risk.
The identity of the body is unknown at this point.