Shortly after 3:10PM on Monday, 17 July, officers responded to a report of a person in distress on the shore off Austin Conolly Drive in East End. It was reported that a man had been in the water snorkeling when he experienced difficulties. He was assisted back to shore by family and members of the public, who administered CPR until the arrival of emergency services. He was transported to hospital by ambulance, and subsequently pronounced dead.
The deceased is a man age 70 of East End.