Man’s body found off NSW South Coast

A man has died after a suspected drowning on the NSW South Coast.

Emergency services were called to Long Beach, near Batemans Bay, about 12.30pm on Sunday after a member of the public found an empty kayak and notified police, NSW Police said in a statement on Sunday.

Police found a body in the water and an officer retrieved it.

The man has not been formally identified but is believed to be 43 years old.

An investigation has begun and a report will be prepared for the coroner.

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