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Man located deceased - Narrabri

Wednesday, 05 July 2017 11:11:23 PM

A man has been located deceased in a caravan park in State’s north-west this morning.

About 8.45am (Wednesday 5 July 2017), emergency services were called to a commercial camping area in Narrabri following reports of a concern for welfare.

Officers from Barwon Local Area Command attended and were directed to a campsite where a 54-year-old man was located deceased in a single person tent.

A crime scene was established.

Police are investigating all lines of inquiries, including the possibility the man died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning from a small bottled gas butane heater found inside the tent.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.