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Body found in search for missing teenager - Lake Mulwala

Thursday, 15 December 2022 09:19:40 PM

A body, believed to be that of a missing teenager who fell from a tinny on Lake Mulwala, has been located.

On the morning of Sunday 11 December 2022, emergency services were called to Lake Mulwala at Silverwoods Boulevard, Yarrawonga, after reports a tinny carrying two teenage boys had capsized.

One of the teens was brought to land by a nearby witness, but the 16-year-old was not found.

A large-scale multiagency search commenced, led by Victoria Police and NSW Police, with assistance from specialist VicPol search and rescue divers, VicPol Water Police, NSW Marine Area Command and Corowa VRA.

Following a comprehensive search, a body was located about 6.30pm today (Thursday 15 December 2022) in Kyffins Bay.

While the body is yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be that of the 16-year-old boy.

Officers from Murry River Police District will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.