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April 21, 2021

Man found dead at Tyagarah tea tree lakes

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Tyagarah tea tree lakes. Photo Flickr
Tyagarah tea tree lakes. Photo Flickr

Police are investigating the death of a man at a popular nudist bathing spot at Tyagarah on Monday afternoon.

Ambulance officers attended the Tyagarah tea tree lakes in Black Rock Road at about 5pm this afternoon after visitors to the lake reported a deceased man in the locality.

A witness told Echonetdaily a man in his 60s appeared to be lying ‘face down with strange looking pink and yellow blotches on his legs’.

Two ambulances arrived soon after the sighting and police also subsequently arrived, cordoning off the area.

Two young men who were in the same area of the lakes as the deceased were later seen speaking with police.

However Inspector Bobby Cullen from Tweed Byron Local Area Command told Echonetdaily there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of the man, who is believed to have been in his 60s.


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2 COMMENTS

  1. What is the purpose of reporting this before the man’s name has been released except to cause stress and anxiety among the readers worrying about who among their friends it could be or may be. Is there really any point to doing this. Why not wait until the family has been informed and the name has been released and then it has some reason to be publicised to let people know This is what we expect from the gutter press but maybe the echo could do better. Just a thought.
    All the best . I am happy to have news of Byron while far away, in such an easy way so thanks for that.

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