Body of missing woman located at Ballina

A body, believed to be that of a missing woman, has been located on the Far North Coast.

The 88-year-old woman was last seen at her home on Camden Street, Ballina, about 4pm on Monday (21 June 2021).

She was reported missing to officers from Richmond Police District, who commenced inquiries into her whereabouts.

Following extensive land and air searches of the surrounding area, the body of a woman was located in North Creek River, Ballina, about 7am today (Wednesday 23 June 2021).

While the body is yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be that of the missing woman.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

/Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here.