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A man has died following a balcony fall at Byron Bay on Thursday afternoon.

About 4pm, emergency services were called to an apartment building on Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay, following reports a man had fallen from a balcony.

A 69-year-old man was treated for serious injuries at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics. He was taken to Byron District Hospital, where he later died.

Police from Tweed/Byron Local Area established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist officers.

While investigations are continuing, initial inquiries indicate no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.


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