A man has died after being pulled from the water on the state’s north coast today.
Just after 11am on Thursday, 3 May, emergency services were called to Kingscliff Creek at Kingscliff, after reports a man had been found unconscious in the water.
The 78-year-old man was pulled from the water, and CPR was commenced until emergency services took over, but he was unable to be revived.
Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District commenced inquiries into the incident and a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.
A post mortem will determine the cause of the man’s death.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.