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Body recovered from the Bell River - Orana Mid-Western PD

Thursday, 18 November 2021 01:40:30 PM

The body of a man has been recovered from the Bell River in the state’s west yesterday.

Officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District were notified when the body of an 89-year-old man was located in the Bell River at Nuerea – about 50km south east of Dubbo – about 1pm yesterday (Wednesday 17 November 2021).

Local police, together with NSW Ambulance paramedics, attended the location and retrieved the body from the water.

The body is believed to be a Nuerea local.

A crime scene was established, and police are conducting inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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