Rob Wright

Foreign student drowns at a Sydney Beach

A FOREIGN student from Thailand has drowned while swimming at a beach in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

Emergency services were called to Maroubra Beach at 1.30am on Sunday after reports that a man had disappeared in the water.

Police officers and PolAir launched a search for the man and a short time later he was pulled from the water.

Paramedics tried to resuscitate him and he was taken to Prince of Wales Hospital where the 23-year-old was pronounced dead.

A police officer was also taken to hospital for treatment and was later released.



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