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Police are not treating as suspicious the death of a man who fell off a cliff near Byron Bay lighthouse early on Friday morning.

At 6.45am on Friday the Westpac Life Saver Helicopter located the body but was unable to retrieve him.

NSW Police Rescue crew then approached the area on foot, locating the body and preparing it for lifting to the helicopter.

Scores of beachgoers watched as the helicopter returned at about 1pm and retrieved the body.


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