NSW: Woman dies after being swept into sea while posing for photo

A WOMAN has died after being swept off rocks while posing for a photo in Sydney’s south-east this afternoon.

Police say the woman, believed to be aged in her 30s, was standing on rocks at Bare Island, La Perouse to have a photo taken when she was swept off and into the sea shortly after 3pm.

Emergency services tried frantically to locate and save the woman, but she could not be found.


Sadly, her body was found by rescuers in the water just after 3.30pm.

A report will now be prepared for the information of the Coroner.