Australia: Man killed by shark in popular tourist destination

Posted on September 8, 2014 • Filed under: Australia, Shark Attack

A man has been killed in an apparent shark attack at the popular tourist destination of Byron Bay on the Australian east coast, officials said. An emergency phone call to the ambulance service was made this morning to report that the man, in his 40s ,”had a very serious bite to his leg suspected to be from a shark”, ambulance spokeswoman Jackie Levett said. Ms Levett said he was pulled from the water at Clarkes Beach where he was treated by a doctor, but he was pronounced dead. Read Article

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