Body of missing man located in water at Coffs Harbour

The body of a man missing in Coffs Harbour after being swept off rocks on Thursday has been found.

About 6pm (Thursday 21 January 2021), emergency services were called to the Coffs Harbour southern break wall after reports a man had disappeared while walking along the pathway.

Following coordinated searches conducted by Coffs/Clarence Police District, Marine Area Command, Marine Rescue, NSW Ambulance, Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter and Coffs Harbour Lifeguards, a body was located in the water at 9.30am today (Saturday 23 January 2021).

State Emergency Services and Police Divers retrieved the body that is yet to be formally identified but believed to be that of a 20-year-old man.

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

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