Australia: British man drowns in strong currents while trying to save sons

Posted on January 10, 2014 • Filed under: Australia, Tourist Drowned

According to, a 46-year-old British man has drowned while trying to rescue his two sons who were caught in strong

currents at a beach in Australia. Onlookers went into the water and were able to retrieve the boys, but returned to the water to find the father floating face-down. The man, a British tourist, was swimming with his family at Burrill Beach, about 130 miles south of Sydney. He was caught in the rip after rushing to the water to save his sons and is believed to have had a cardiac arrest. He died about midday on Friday. Read article

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