A 40-year-old man tragically drowned in waters near Potters Cat Dock this morning.
Police responded to a distress call around 1:00 a.m., reporting that the individual had fallen into the water on the western side of the dock.
Quick-thinking bystanders swiftly intervened, pulling the man from the water and initiating life-saving measures, including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel promptly arrived at the scene, but despite their efforts, no vital signs of life were detected.
As authorities delve into the circumstances surrounding this heart-wrenching incident, the man’s family is left grappling with the sudden loss.
The dock, usually a hub of activity and commerce, now bears witness to a tragic event.