Man drowns in surf at Byron Bay

A man has died after being pulled from the surf in Northern NSW this morning.

Police say that just before 9.30am, emergency services were called to Main Beach, Byron Bay, after a 50-year-old man had been pulled from the surf unresponsive.

Paramedics continued CPR on the man, however he was unable to be revived.


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Police say they are investigating the possibility that the man may have suffered a medical episode.

A post mortem will be conducted this week.