NSW: Man’s body found after being swept out to sea

POLICE will prepare a report for the Coroner after the body of a man who was swept out to sea at Port Macquarie on Thursday was found near Queens Head yesterday.

Officers commenced a search of the Hastings River and surrounding waterways about 10.55pm on Thursday after a witness told police he saw a man in the river who was being taken out to sea by the current.

The search continued on Friday and at about 2.15pm, the man’s body was located near Queens Head.


His identity was not immediately known.

Anyone with information which could assist in identifying the man is urged to contact Port Macquarie police on (02) 6583 0199 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.