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Missing Rower's Body Found In Brisbane River

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The body of a 63-year-old man has been located in the Brisbane River overnight following a search and rescue operation involving specialist police.

Mark Roome, was reported missing on Wednesday after his upturned scull was found near West End.

He became separated from his companions during rough conditions, even though he was an experienced rower. 

According to the Courier Mail, his family has described him as "the most upbeat, beautiful person who did everything for everyone" and who was "fit and healthy".

A report is being prepared for the Coroner.

SOURCE: Courier Mail

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