MURWILLUMBAH DEATH NOT BELIEVED TO BE FLOOD-RELATED

It’s believed a man who died in the flood-affected state’s north had not entered floodwaters prior to his death.

Police say the 46-year-old man was with his partner and adult children when he collapsed at his home in Murwillumbah in the early hours of Friday morning.

Attempts to revive the man were unsuccessful and he died at the scene.

A post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death.