Man dead after boat capsizes
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.