Shark Attack: Sudden Death Muriwai Beach
Location: Muriwai Beach
Short description: Sudden Death
Sudden Death Muriwai Beach
investigating a Sudden death at Muriwai Beach.
1.30pm a man was found dead in the water at Muriwai beach.
He was being bitten by a large shark.
The mans body has
been recovered by Police and Surf Life Saving.
Beach is closed to the public until further notice.
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