Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Closure Needed for Mysterious Death

Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Closure Needed for Mysterious Death

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MATTHEW Mitchell, 30, who suffered head injuries in a mysterious incident at Sandy Beach in August, has died in hospital.

Found unconscious on Graham Dr on Saturday, August 17, Mr Mitchell has remained in intensive care at Royal North Shore Hospital since the incident.

Police media confirmed Matthew had passed away.

It comes after his father Peter Mitchell made an emotional plea to the public this week to help police work out what happened to Matthew.

Police from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command have established Strike Force Dartmoor to investigate the incident.

Detective Acting Inspector Peter O'Reilly said investigators had followed a number of lines of inquiry but had yet to make breakthrough.

"This is yet another tragic example of a young life lost so we are again urging anyone with information to please contact us immediately," he said.

"While we have received some information from the community, the exact details of how Matthew came to be injured remain a mystery. …

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