Body of a man located on rocks – Timber Beach

A body, believed to be that of a missing fisherman who fell from rocks at Timber Beach last week, has been recovered.

About 10.15am today (Thursday 11 July 2019), a member of the public located a body on rocks about 100m off shore near Wybung Head.

Officers from Tuggerah Lake Police District, Marine Area Command and the Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter commenced a retrieval operation.

While the body is yet to be identified, it’s believed to be that of a 62-year-old man who fell from rocks while rock fishing south of Caves Beach on Sunday 7 July 2019.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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