Grim scenes as body washes up at popular tourist attraction
- Body washed up at Newcastle beach
- Death not being treated as suspicious
A body has washed up at a popular beach in eastern New South Wales.
Emergency services were called to the Newcastle Bogey Hole following reports a body had been located at about 4pm on Wednesday.
The body was found at the base of cliffs south of the popular swimming spot, which is located about 165km north of Sydney.
It’s understood the death is not being treated as suspicious.
Emergency services were called to the Newcastle Bogey Hole following reports a body had been located at about 4pm on Wednesday (stock image)
Police, paramedics, and the Toll Ambulance helicopter were sent to the scene at about 3:45pm on Wednesday.
A helicopter crew member was winched to the base of the cliffs to assess the situation before the body could be safely recovered.
It remains unclear whether police have identified the body.
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