Police investigate after body found at famous surf-spot

UPDATE: 8.45am Saturday, March 31 

EMERGENCY services are expected to continue efforts to recover a woman's body at Lennox Head this morning.

Police were called to Pat Morton Lookout yesterday afternoon after a woman's body was discovered on rocks. 

Richmond Police District Inspector David Vandergriend said police and State Emergency Service would work to reach the body this morning. 

Police were forced to end recover efforts last night due to a lack of light. 

 

Initial report: 10.08pm Friday, March 30

POLICE are investigating after a woman's body was found on the North Coast this afternoon.

Richmond Police District officers were called to Pat Morton Lookout, where the body was found on rocks, at Lennox Head about 4.50pm.

Pat Morton Lookout at Lennox Head.
Pat Morton Lookout at Lennox Head. File

Officers, who climbed to the bottom of the lookout, were unable to retrieve the woman's body as fading light made conditions difficult.

Richmond Police District Inspector David Vandergriend said the death was not currently being treated as suspicious.

Police have not yet identified the woman, nor have they determined the cause of the incident.

A post mortem will be conducted in the coming days to determine the woman's cause of death.

Anyone with information about the incident has been urged to phone Ballina Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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