Angler dies after being washed off rocks at Lennox Head

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner after the death of a man who was washed off rocks, whilst fishing near Lennox Head today.

Shortly before Midday (Monday 22 April 2019), a man was fishing from rocks at Boulder Beach.

Police believe that the man was washed into the sea.

Several surfers went to the man’s aid and attempted to support him in the water, on a surfboard.

The surfers were eventually able to return the unconscious man to land.

Attempts were made to resuscitate the man, but they were unsuccessful.

Officers from Richmond Police District attended and commenced an investigation.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner outlining the full circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

As investigations continue, police are urging anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

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