Man found dead in backyard pool at Port Hacking

An investigation is underway into the death of a man found in his pool at Port Hacking this morning.

Police were called to a home at Mookara Place, Port Hacking about 7.30am following concerns for the welfare of an elderly man who lived there.

Officers of the Sutherland Shire Police Area Command were called to the scene and found his body in the backyard pool.

A post mortem will be carried out later this week.