Body of missing man located – Clarence Valley

A body, believed to be that of a man who went missing from the Clarence Valley area earlier in the week, has been located.

On Tuesday 14 January 2020, a 48-year-old man was reported missing to officers from the Coffs/Clarence Police District.

Just before 8.30am yesterday (Friday 17 January 2020) police were contacted after the discovery of a vehicle in the river off Yamba Road, Maclean.

Officers from the Coffs/Clarence Police District attended the scene and commenced an investigation.

With the assistance of police divers, the body of a man was recovered from the submerged vehicle just after 7pm. He is yet to be formally identified.

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.

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