Boy drowns at popular Gold Coast hinterland swimming hole

Rescue crews have found the body of a teenage boy who went missing at a popular Gold Coast hinterland swimming hole on Thursday afternoon.

An hours-long search was launched when 13-year-old Aiden Braumann failed to resurface after entering the water at Cedar Creek Falls, near Tamborine Mountain, about 5pm.

Police said the boy was swimming at the falls, about 25 kilometres north-west of Surfers Paradise, with friends under adult supervision when he got into trouble and called out for help.

His body was found by police divers and swiftwater rescue teams just after 10pm. A report would be prepared for the coroner.

Aiden’s mother Sherry Carroll took to social media shortly after his disappearance urging anyone who might have seen him to make…



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