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Police are preparing a report for the coroner after a man’s body was found floating in the Tweed River at Tumbulgum by two anglers yesterday afternoon.

It’s thought the 35-year-old man from Tumbulgum slipped and hit his head while fishing.

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was despatched to the area around 2pm yesterday but returned to base at 2.55pm after paramedics were told their assistance was no longer required.


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