Person dead after medical event at beach

By and republished with permission

A person has died in a water-related incident at Narrow Neck Beach on Auckland’s North Shore.

Police and ambulance were called to the beach near Devonport around 5.50pm Sunday.

A police spokesperson said the person appears to have suffered a medical event in the water.

They said the person had either gotten out or been taken out of the water and received medical attention on the shore, but did not survive.

The death will likely be referred to the Coroner who would ultimately rule on cause of death.

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