A man’s body was spotted in the water at a popular surf beach in Sydney’s Northern Beaches on Saturday morning.
The deceased man, believed to be in his 60s, was pulled onto the rocks at Freshwater Beach, triggering a police investigation.
Emergency services responded to Lumsdaine Dr about 10.20am after receiving reports that “a body was seen in the surf,” NSW Police said.
Watch the latest news and stream for free on 7plus >>
“He is yet to be formally identified, but is believed to be aged in his 60s.”
The body of a man believed to be in his 60s was pulled from the water at Freshwater Beach on Saturday. Credit: 7NEWSAn investigation into the man’s death has commenced, NSW Police said. Credit: 7NEWS
An investigation has commenced and inquiries are continuing.
The Surf Life Saving Australia’s Beach Safe website describes the beach as a “highly hazardous” location.
It noted that “an average of 121 rescues each year” take place at the popular surf beach.
Teen-filled ute with P-plates crashes in Sydney, killing boy
Tragic details emerge after light plane crash kills all on board
If you’d like to view this content, please adjust your Cookie Settings.