Man, 72, dies after falling from balcony

EMERGENCY services responded to reports that a man fell from the balcony of a home on Tomewin Road, Murwillumbah on Sunday morning.

The 72-year-old Gold Coast man was treated at the scene, however he died.

Police from Tweed/Byron Local Area Command established a crime scene and investigations into the man's death are continuing.

A report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.


Bushfire reported near Glen Esk

Bushfire reported near Glen Esk

People in the area may be affected by smoke

Newly planted trees stolen straight out of soil in parklands

Newly planted trees stolen straight out of soil in parklands

The group planted 35 trees for National Tree Day earlier this year.

UPDATE: Fire sweeps through estimated 3000 hectares

UPDATE: Fire sweeps through estimated 3000 hectares

The fire is still burning, now hitting an estimated 3000 hectares

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