Critical incident investigation launched following man's death - Coffs Harbour

Wednesday, 24 May 2023 10:54:23 PM

A critical incident investigation is underway following the death of a man at Coffs Harbour.

About 10.45am today (Wednesday 24 May 2023), a 75-year-old man was reported missing to officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District.

About 4pm today, officers attended the man’s home to conduct inquiries.

Following inquiries, about 6.30pm, a man’s body was located on Hampshire Close.

While the body has yet to be identified, it’s believed to be the missing man.

A critical incident team from the Mid North Coast Police District will investigate all circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

The investigation will be subject to an independent review and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.