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Police say a crime scene has been established and inquiries are underway after the body of a man was found in a Tweed Heads park on Friday morning.

Emergency services were called to Jack Evens Boat Harbour Park on Coral Street about 11am (Friday 22 November 2019), after a couple walking their dog found the man’s body in a sleeping bag.

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District established a crime scene and conducted a canvass of the surrounding area.

Inquiries are now underway by Tweed/Byron detectives – assisted by detectives from State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad – into the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

It’s believed the man is aged in his 50s; however, a post mortem examination will be conducted in coming days to determine cause of death and confirm his identity.

Police are appealing for anyone with information about this incident to call Tweed Heads Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.


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