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Newlywed killed in drowning at popular beach

A woman has drowned at a popular Sydney beach. Picture: Supplied
A woman has drowned at a popular Sydney beach. Picture: Supplied

A woman who was on her honeymoon has died after drowning at a popular Sydney beach.

At least ten police cars rushed to Shelly Beach in Manly, in the city’s north, just before 1pm on Wednesday.

A 32-year-old woman was found unresponsive in the water and was pulled to shore by bystanders, who commenced CPR immediately.

The woman was married just days before her death in South Korea and was on her honeymoon in Australia, it is understood.

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Police are seen investigating at Shelly Beach in Manly after a female tourist drowned. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gaye Gerard
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People are seen walking along the public footpath which runs from manly Beach to Shelly Beach. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gaye Gerard
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A warning sign explaining how to stay safe at the beach. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gaye Gerard

NSW ambulance paramedics and the rescue helicopter critical care medical team treated the woman at the scene.

However, she died soon after despite paramedics performing CPR for up to 30 minutes.

The woman is yet to be formally identified, but it is understood she was visiting Manly from overseas on her honeymoon.

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Paramedics and police arrived at the beach after bystanders pulled her from the water. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gaye Gerard
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She died at the scene. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gaye Gerard
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A report will be prepared for the Coroner. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gaye Gerard

The Toll NSW Ambulance Rescue Helicopter was also dispatched to the scene, landing on the beach but was not required.

A NSW Ambulance spokesperson redirected all other inquiries to police.

Officers from Northern Beaches Police Area Command will prepare a report on behalf of the Coroner.