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Body located in search for missing man - Mount Annan

Thursday, 21 July 2022 04:35:19 PM

The body of man has been located during a search in Sydney’s south west today.

The man, aged 19, was last seen in Mount Annan about 6am last Sunday (17 July 2022).

Officers attached to Camden Police Area Command were notified by his family when he could not be located, and an investigation into his whereabouts commenced.

Over the last four days, a large-scale, multi-agency search of the Mount Annan area was undertaken as part of the investigation, coordinated by Police Rescue, with assistance from Aviation Command (PolAir), Dog and Mounted Unit, Police Divers, Operations Support Group, Public Order and Riot Squad, State Emergency Service and NSW Rural Fire Service.

About 1.40pm today (Thursday 21 July 2022), the body of the missing man was located within Mount Annan Botanical Gardens.

Initial inquiries suggest the man’s death is not suspicious.

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

Superintendent Fuller of Camden Police Area Command would like to thank the community for their assistance in providing information relevant to the investigation.