- The death of a man at a Byron Bay Christmas party is being treated as suspicious
- Emergency services responded to reports that a 28-year-old man had collapsed
- He was unable to revived, and police have urged partygoers to talk to authorities
The death of a man at a Christmas party in a northern NSW home is being treated as suspicious by local police.
Emergency services responded to reports a 28-year-old Ewingsdale man had collapsed about 11.30pm on Monday, but when they arrived at the Byron Bay home they were unable to revive him.
‘We’re treating it as suspicious and we will continue to do that until we can show otherwise,’ NSW Police Detective Inspector Brendon Cullen told the ABC on Tuesday.
The death of a man at a Byron Bay Christmas party is being treated as suspicious by authorities
Inspector Cullen said there was a Christmas gathering at the house at the time and urged anyone with information to come forward.
Police said a number of people were at a Christmas gathering at the house when the incident occurred. Police would like those at the house party to contact police with any information.
They have also urged community members with any information on the man to contact Crime Stoppers.
Police will treat the incident at suspicious ‘until we can show otherwise’, Inspector Cullen said