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Bellambi man’s death not suspicious says police

POLICE say the death of a man at Bellambi overnight was the result of natural causes.

About 7.30pm on Wednesday, officers were called to a domestic dispute at a Rothery Road home and on arrival found the body of a 53-year-old man.

While police initially said they were treating the death as suspicious, officers now say a post-mortem showed the man died of natural causes.

A crime scene set up at the house has been shut down and the matter will be handed over to the Coroner.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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