Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Woman, 50, drowns at south coast beach

A 50-year-old woman has died after being pulled from water at a beach on the state’s south coast.

Police say that just before 4.30pm yesterday, emergency services were called to Congo Beach, south of Moruya, after reports a woman and boy were stuck in a rip.

“Police have been told a nearby surfer assisted the woman and boy back to shore, where they were pulled from the water by witnesses,” NSW Police said in a statement.

“Witnesses commenced CPR, but the woman died a short time later. 

“She has since been formally identified as a 50-year-old woman from Sydney.

“The 10-year-old boy was assessed by paramedics and was uninjured.”

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