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Police investigating after body found in Newcastle Harbour

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A physique has been found by fishermen in Newcastle Harbour in NSW in a single day, with police probing potential hyperlinks to a lacking man final seen at a close-by lodge on Wednesday.

The 2 fishermen had been fishing within the harbour close to the breakwall after they made the grim discovery at round 8.45pm yesterday.

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The pair alerted police, who have been known as to Wharf Highway.
Two individuals have been fishing on Newcastle Harbour final evening after they found the useless man. (9News)

The physique was retrieved by Water Police and has now been taken for a autopsy examination to substantiate the person’s identification and reason for demise.

Police are probing potential hyperlinks to a 25-year-old man of African look who disappeared after leaving a lodge on Wharf Highway close to the harbour on Wednesday night.

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Newcastle Metropolis Obligation Officer Inspector Craig Clark stated it was too early to say whether or not the demise was suspicious, however hyperlinks to the lacking individual was “a part of our inquiries”.

Water Police have since retrieved the physique and it’s present process forensic examination. (9News)
Newcastle Metropolis Obligation Officer Inspector Craig Clark stated it was too early to say whether or not the person’s demise was suspicious. (9News)

Investigators are presently sourcing CCTV footage from the lodge the place the person was final seen.

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“If any has some other footage that they might have, if they might make it out there it might be appreciated,” he stated.

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