Fatal fall at Newcastle

A man has died following a fall in Newcastle yesterday.

About 8.40pm (Monday 28 September 2020), emergency services were called to a hotel on Scott Street near Watt Street, Newcastle, following reports a man fallen from the fourth floor of the building.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics but died soon after.

The man is yet to be formally identified, however, is believed to be aged 37.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District established a crime scene, which was forensically examined by specialist police.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident has commenced and a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Initial inquiries suggest the incident is not suspicious.

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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