Man drowns at Nobbys Beach

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner after a man drowned while swimming at Newcastle earlier today.

Emergency services were called to Nobbys Beach at Newcastle just before 8am this morning (Friday 30 October 2020), following reports a man was unconscious in the water.

Lifeguards pulled the man from the water and commenced CPR until the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics; however, he died at the scene.

The man is yet to be formally identified; however, is believed to be aged in his 60s.

He was taken to John Hunter Hospital, where he later died.

Officers attached to Newcastle City Police District attended and have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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