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Body found near tourist selfie spot at White Wedding Rock

A man’s body pulled from the water in the Royal National Park on Monday was discovered near a popular, yet dangerous, tourist spot.

The body of the 55-year-old man was discovered near White Wedding Rock – a favoured destination for holiday selfies located south of Sydney – just before 11am, an NSW Police spokeswoman told Daily Mail Australia.

‘Officers from Sutherland Local Area Command have established a crime scene and inquiries are being made into the circumstances surrounding the death.’

A 55-year-old man’s body pulled from the water in the Royal National Park on Monday was discovered near the popular, yet dangerous, tourist spot White Wedding Rock 

The man's body was found near the favoured destination (pictured) for holiday selfies, located south of Sydney, just before 11am

The man’s body was found near the favoured destination (pictured) for holiday selfies, located south of Sydney, just before 11am

Pictures of people posing on the cliff are often seen on social media (pictured) - although a $300 fine has been implemented for anyone caught trespassing

Pictures of people posing on the cliff are often seen on social media (pictured) – although a $300 fine has been implemented for anyone caught trespassing

Despite being cordoned off with a large fence, White Wedding Rock’s unusual appearance and stunning views have long attracted crowds.

Pictures of people posing on the cliff are often seen on social media – although a $300 fine has been implemented for anyone caught trespassing. 

The area has been rocked by tragedy over the years.

In April, Shazia Edah-Tally, 19, plunged to her death from White Wedding Rock after becoming separated from her boyfriend while on a walk in the park. 

In 2014, a 23-year-old student and part-time model fell to his death when part of the cliff crumbled under him.

Despite being cordoned off with a large fence, White Wedding Rock's (pictured) unusual appearance and stunning views have long attracted crowds

Despite being cordoned off with a large fence, White Wedding Rock’s (pictured) unusual appearance and stunning views have long attracted crowds

NSW police said the investigation into the man's death is ongoing but that 'nothing has been ruled out at this stage'

NSW police said the investigation into the man’s death is ongoing but that ‘nothing has been ruled out at this stage’

In April, Shazia Edah-Tally (pictured), 19, plunged to her death from White Wedding Rock after becoming separated from her boyfriend while on a walk in the park

In April, Shazia Edah-Tally (pictured), 19, plunged to her death from White Wedding Rock after becoming separated from her boyfriend while on a walk in the park

He was reportedly taking a picture at the time.  

In November 2015, two men were winched to safety after they slipped off the rock and became stuck a ledge below.

One  of the men suffered a serious spinal injury.

NSW police told Daily Mail Australia the investigation into the 55-year-old man’s death is ongoing and a report is being prepared for the coroner.

The spokeswoman said there ‘appear to be no suspicious circumstances but nothing has been ruled out at this stage.’ 

The NSW police spokeswoman said there 'appear to be no suspicious circumstances' surrounding the man's death

The NSW police spokeswoman said there ‘appear to be no suspicious circumstances’ surrounding the man’s death

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