A homeless man was found dead at a petrol station along Allen Street, earlier this afternoon (August 9).
SAPS and Ambulance Services were called to the scene.
Paramedics attempted to resuscitate the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses at the scene claimed the man was complaining of pain before he passed away.
The exact cause of the man’s death is unclear . The case will be subject to police investigation.
The Newcastle Advertiser extends its condolences to the family of the deceased.