Drowning at Bulli

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a drowning at Bulli on Saturday to come forward and contact them.

About 11.10am, a 48-year-old man was found face down in the water about 150m from the Sandon Point Surf Club.

The man was returned to the beach by unknown bystanders who commenced CPR until lifeguards and paramedics arrived to take over CPR.

The man was taken to Wollongong Hospital where he died on Monday.

Wollongong police would like to speak with the unknown bystanders who assisted the man from the water.

Anyone who witnessed the incident and who has not yet spoke to police should contact Wollongong Police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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.


No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,089 other followers


%d bloggers like this: