Death – Cullen Bay

Source: Northern Territory Police

A 56-year-old man has died at Cullen Bay after a fishing incident on Friday 14 August 2020.

The man had been fishing with family and friends on Darwin Harbour when he was struck in his chest by a large fish which launched itself into the boat.

The group immediately made its way to Cullen Bay where they were met by police and paramedics who administered CPR. Sadly the man the man passed away.

This appears to be a freak incident which is hugely distressing for the people in the boat and other family and friends of the man.

Police ask that their privacy be respected and as such will not be providing further comment.