Second body located; search operation concludes - Bevendale, near Boorowa
Sunday, 06 November 2022 03:08:06 PM
Police have concluded a search operation in Bevendale after a second body was located.
The large, multi-agency search of Prestons Creek, about 50km from Boorowa, commenced on Monday (31 October 2022), after a utility – containing four men – was swept off a flooded causeway on Rugby Road.
Two men who were in the cabin of the vehicle managed to swim to safety; however, the other two men were swept downstream with the utility.
Following an extensive search, police divers located a body about 2pm on Thursday (3 November 2022).
Further searches of the creek have continued, and a second body was located about 11.15am today (Sunday 6 November 2022).
While the bodies are yet to be formally identified, they are believed to be the missing men.
The search operation has concluded, and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.