POLICE INVESTIGATE SUSPECTED DROWNING

A man has died in a suspected drowning at Port Stephens overnight.

At around 8pm, a woman contacted police when her 82-year-old husband failed to return home after visiting their yacht, which was moored at Soliders Point.

Water Police, Marine Rescue and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter conducted a search and found the man deceased at around 10 o’clock.

His death is not being treated as suspicious.

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