Body of missing man located – Moondarra

Detectives from the Missing Persons Squad have confirmed that a body located in Moondarra on Saturday is that of missing man Jarrad Lovison.

The body of the 37-year-old was located in bushland on the afternoon of 23 May.

He has since been formally identified and Jarrad’s family notified.

Detectives are treating his death as suspicious.

Jarrad was last seen just after 9.45pm on 15 April riding his green mountain bike along March Street in Newborough.

Police have been told that earlier that day he had also been seen at Kmart and Woolworths in Moe, then met with a friend on Belvedere Street in Newborough.

Jarrad’s bike is still yet to be recovered and police are again releasing an image of this bike in the hope someone can provide information about it’s current location.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who saw Jarrad in the lead up to his disappearance or has information in relation to his death, to come forward.

Jarrad is decribed as being 213cm tall with a slim build and has a shaved head.

He was last seen wearing a dark coloured top and pants, as well as dark runners with red socks.

Jarrad was known to ride his bike around Newborough and often wore a small lighter coloured crossbody bag with his belongings inside.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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