Qld man dies after being found face down in water at NSW beach

A young Queensland man has drowned at a beach in northern NSW today.

Just before 12.30pm, emergency services rushed to the beach at Suffolk Park, south of Byron Bay, after receiving reports of a man in trouble in the water.

The man, a 21-year-old from Brisbane, was found face down in the surf.


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A witness started performing CPR until paramedics arrived, but the man could not be revived and died at the scene.

An investigation is now underway.