Body of missing man located - Carabost

Monday, 24 October 2022 03:57:21 PM

The body – believed to be that of a man missing from Carabost – has been located today.

The 71-year-old man was last seen at his home on Coppabella Road, Carabost, about 3pm yesterday (Sunday 23 October 2022).

When a neighbour went to visit at 6pm and the man could not be found, officers attached to Murray River Police District were notified and commenced inquiries to locate him.

Following inquiries, the man was located deceased on the rural property on Coppabella Road, just before 3pm today (Monday 24 October 2022).

While the body is yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be that of the missing 71-year-old man.

An investigation has commenced into the circumstances surrounding his death.

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