Police are attempting to identify a man whose body was discovered in water at Newcastle.
Emergency services were called to Susan Gilmore Beach about 8am today (Friday 10 July 2015) after a member of the public found the body.
Officers from Newcastle City Local Area Command attended and retrieved the man’s body.
While the investigation is in its infancy, his death is not believed to be suspicious.
Investigators are appealing for public assistance as they attempt to identify the man.
He’s believed to be aged in his 50s or 60s, with a slim build and a red beard.
Inquiries are continuing.