Man dead af­ter boat cap­sizes

The Daily Examiner - - NEWS -

A MAN has died af­ter a boat cap­sized north of Coffs Har­bour. Emer­gency ser­vices were called to Camp­bells Beach on Ocean­front Drive, Sap­phire Beach, fol­low­ing re­ports a ves­sel had cap­sized about 200m off­shore about 11.15am yes­ter­day. The boat and the body of a man washed ashore soon af­ter. The man, be­lieved to be aged in his 80s, is yet to be for­mally iden­ti­fied. It’s not known if there was any­one else on the boat at the time.

The cap­sized ves­sel will be foren­si­cally ex­am­ined. Of­fi­cers from Coffs/Clarence Po­lice Dis­trict will pre­pare a re­port for the Coro­ner.

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