Body of teenager recovered – near Campbelltown

Police have recovered the body of a teenager who went missing while swimming at Kentlyn, near Campbelltown.

Just before 2.40pm (Wednesday 20 January 2021), emergency services were called to The Basin on Georges River Road, Kentlyn, following reports a 15-year-old boy had failed to resurface.

Police have been told the boy was swimming with three friends when he went missing.

Emergency services were alerted and officers from Campbelltown City Police Area Command, along with police divers, commenced a search for the teen.

About 5.10pm, the boy’s body was recovered.

A report is being prepared for 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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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