Summerhill woman drowns in Queensland

A Summerhill woman has drowned on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.

The body of the 19-year-old washed up on Marcoola Beach about 5am yesterday morning.

It has been reported that the woman, whose name has not been released, was a student at the Sunshine Coast University.

It is believed that she drowned between 3.30am and 4.45am on Sunday.

A police media spokesman said two men walking along the beach noticed female clothing on the sand.

"A short time later, a female walker noticed the deceased lying in the water," the spokesman was quoted as saying.

Police say that there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the woman's death.

Marcoola Beach is located west of the Sunshine Coast Airport.

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