Camden Haven: Boat capsize, body found

One man has died and two others have been rescued after a boat capsized on the Mid North Coast today.

Emergency services were called to Camden Haven River, north of Forster, about 1.45pm  after a boat capsized while returning from sea.

Two men were rescued from the water but a third man could not be found and a search commenced.

The body of a 59-year-old man was located in the river a short time later.

Local police together with the Marine Area Command are investigating the incident.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Police remind people they should not report crime information via their social media pages.