Child drowns at Fishing Point and the search is on for two missing swimmers in three separate Christmas Day tragedies

Gabriel Fowler
By Gabriel Fowler
Updated December 26 2021 - 8:28pm, first published 8:00pm
Tragedy has struck at Fishing Point, Lake Macqaurie, where a three-year-old boy drowned on Christmas Day. Picture: Megan Smallman

A child died after being found unconscious on Lake Macquarie on Christmas Day.


Gabriel Fowler

Gabriel Fowler


A Walkley-award winning journalist with 20 years experience, Gabriel writes for the Newcastle Herald across a range of areas and issues including social justice & community welfare, crime/court reporting, health, human interest.

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