Search for missing UWA student Heng Yi Goh swept off rocks in Yallingup continues

The West Australian
The search for missing 23-year-old international student Heng Yi Goh, who was swept off the rocks in Yallingup on Monday, will continue today.
Camera IconThe search for missing 23-year-old international student Heng Yi Goh, who was swept off the rocks in Yallingup on Monday, will continue today. Credit: @proguyhy/Instagram

The search for missing 23-year-old international student Heng Yi Goh, who was swept off the rocks in Yallingup on Monday, will continue today.

Yesterday’s search efforts were hampered by by poor weather, with a big swell limiting rescue efforts.

Police said today’s search would include the use of Police Air Wing drones, as well as vessels if weather permits.

Mr Goh’s family in Singapore was yesterday trying to organise a travel exemption to allow them into Australia.
Camera IconMr Goh’s family in Singapore was yesterday trying to organise a travel exemption to allow them into Australia. Credit: @proguyhy/Instagram

There have been no sightings of the Singaporean national and University of WA economics student since he was washed into the water at Injidup Nature Spa near the end of Wyadup Road about 5.10pm on Monday.

Mr Goh’s family in Singapore have been trying to organise a travel exemption to allow them into Australia.

The West Australian understands Mr Goh had climbed down several rocks and was trying to take a photo at a popular selfie spot when he was washed off a 6m ledge into the water. It is understood he was not wearing a lifejacket.

He was was with a group of five friends who raised the alarm.

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