Body located in water at Newcastle

Police are appealing for information after the body of a man was located at a wharf in Newcastle.

About 8.20am today (Saturday 25 May 2019), the body of an unidentified man was located in the water behind a hotel on Wharf Road.

The man appears to be 30-50 years old, with a beard, thinning hair, and a number of tattoos on his right hand and right shoulder.

It is believed the body had been in the water for a short time. There is nothing at this stage to suggest the man’s death is suspicious.

A small amount of property was located on the man, however no identification.

Inquiries continue to identify the man.

Anyone with information on his identity, or anyone with information on the incident, is urged to contact police immediately.

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.

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