Man's body found in car - Umina Beach

Monday, 16 October 2023 10:26:33 AM

Investigations are underway after a man’s body was found in a car parked at Umina Beach this morning.

Emergency services were called to a carpark on Trafalgar Avenue about 3.15am (Monday 16 October 2023), where officers from Brisbane Water Police District found the body of a man suffering stab wounds.

The man is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be aged in his 40s.

A crime scene has been established and an investigation is now underway by detectives from Brisbane Water Police District, assisted by the State Crime Command's Homicide Squad.

About 7.30am, a 30-year-old man presented to Gosford Police Station; the man was taken into custody then transported to hospital where he remains under police guard, receiving treatment for lacerations.

As inquiries continue, police urge anyone with information to contact Gosford Police on 02 4323 5599, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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.