Epileptic kayaker’s physique is discovered by a paddle boarder after a frantic search as his tragic Easter Fb put up is revealed
- Search groups found the physique of a kayaker who disappeared on Sunday
- Chris Dicker, 28, was final seen entering into his kayak at Tallebudgera Creek, QLD
- His gear washed up on shore close to a bridge and not using a paddle shortly after
- Mr Dicker had epilepsy which sparked fears he could have had a seizure
The physique of an epileptic man who had disappeared whereas on an early morning kayak on Sunday has been found.
Chris Dicker, 28, was final seen getting into the water on his kayak about 7am at Tallebudgera Creek on the Gold Coast on Easter Sunday. His kayak was later discovered floating on down the river and not using a paddle.
Earlier that morning he had posted a message to Fb wishing his family and friends a contented Easter.
‘Early morning kayak earlier than the crew wakes up. Good morning and glad Easter to all my household and pals, have a fantastic day,’ he wrote.
Police mentioned Mr Dicker had epilepsy and it was doable he had suffered a seizure and fallen into the water.
The physique of an epileptic man who had disappeared whereas on an early morning kayak on Sunday has been found
His physique was discovered by a paddle boarder at round 7am on Monday. A ship carrying Mr Dicker’s household and pals have been deployed and he was introduced again to the shore.
Mr Dicker’s disappearance sparked a frantic search of the water together with aerial sweeps and seashore patrols after considerations he could have suffered a seizure and fallen within the water.
He had reportedly been on a tenting journey together with his household over the Easter weekend.
The realm, close to Burleigh Heads, is ‘infamous’ for harmful currents, locals mentioned.
Chris Dicker, 28, was seen at Tallebudgera Creek about 7am, however his kayak was later discovered close to a bridge and not using a paddle (pictured)
The realm, close to Burleigh Heads, is ‘infamous’ for harmful currents, locals mentioned
A Queensland Police spokesman mentioned yesterday that emergency companies have been persevering with to look into the night time however no signal of the person had been discovered at 8pm on Sunday.
Locals say the creek, which runs to the ocean south of Burleigh Heads, is understood to be harmful.
‘Infamous space for being dragged out of the creek,’ one resident wrote on Fb on Sunday.
One other lady mentioned she almost misplaced her companion on the similar location.
‘He was on our kayak and was taken out to sea,’ she wrote.
‘He was fortunate sufficient after two hours to get himself to rocks however very very battered and bruised.’
One other mentioned they have been watching the search unfold from a close-by vacationer park.
‘The SES are scouring the water, helicopter flying overhead, two ambulances simply turned up however left – it is all very horrible to see.’
Mr Dicker was remembered on social media on Monday morning by the native basketball group he coached.
‘We have misplaced a coach, a son, a brother, a mate and the world is a poorer place,’ the Coombabah Clippers Basketball Membership mentioned on its Fb web page.
‘Chris touched so many lives and invested in additional folks than we are able to start to know,’ the put up mentioned.
‘Chris helped construct Clippers right into a power to be reckoned with. He fought the extreme epilepsy destiny had thrown at him courageously,’ one other buddy mentioned.
A Queensland Police spokesman mentioned emergency companies have been persevering with to look into the night time however no signal of the person had been discovered at 8pm on Sunday