Sergeant Peter Stone has become one of the trending topics on the internet as the police officer died while saving his son. As per reports, the officer drowned on New Year’s day. Ever since the news surfaced online, people are coming forward and paying him heartfelt tributes. Let us tell you that Peter is remembered as a hero who was skilled in rescue operations. Here, in this article, let us find out what happened to Peter and how did he die. Get all the crucial information about the news in the article below.
Who Was Sergeant Peter Stone?
According to reports, Sergeant Peter Stone passed away after being swept out to sea north of Bogola Head, South of Narooma on Sunday, January 1, 2023. The 44-year-old had entered the water at a secluded beach to rescue his 14-year-old son from a strong rip just before 1:30 PM. Taking the situation into consideration, Peter managed to push his son to safety but Stone did not survive. Despite the efforts of lifesavers, who performed CPR, the man could not survive and succumbed to death. His family has gone into a deep shock to know that their precious member has gone.
How Did New South Wales Police Officer Die?
It is coming forward that Sergeant Stone was off-duty at the time of the incident. He joined the force in 2000 and was most recently attached to the Blue Mountains police command where he performed specialist rescue operations.
After the news of the officer’s sudden passing surfaced on social media, many people came forward and extended their deepest condolences to his family. Karen Webb, New South Wales police, offered her condolences to Stone’s family and friends. She added that Stone was well-liked by all those who knew him and they are not surprised by his selfless actions.
Adding further, the officer wrote that Stone’s death is a tragic loss to the New South Wales Police Force and their thoughts are with Peter’s wife, family, colleagues, and friends during this terribly sad time. Another Blue Mountains police commander Superintendent Don Faulds said that Stone was considered a mate and hero to his colleagues. He went on to add that Peter dedicated his professional life to helping the community and had a real passion for rescue operations, particularly here in the rugged mountain terrain. He was always quick, if not first, he added. Our site, Social Telecast comes forward and offers its deepest condolences to his family and friends. Stay connected with our site for more updates.