Body of missing man located - Kempsey

Monday, 17 April 2023 04:32:03 PM

The body of a man reported missing from an area east of Kempsey has been located today.

The 61-year-old man was last seen paddle boarding in a creek leading to Killick Beach, Crescent Head, about 1pm on Saturday 15 April 2023.

When he was unable to be located, officers from Mid North Coast Police District were notified and commenced inquiries into his whereabouts.

About 3.20pm today (Monday 17 April 2023), divers from Marine Area Command located the body of a man at Ryans Cut Creek.

Following inquiries, the body has been formally identified as being the missing man.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.