A woman has died after the boat she was in capsized in the state’s south.
About 4pm today (Sunday 5 July 2020) emergency services were called the Murray River near Moama following reports a boat carrying five people had capsized after hitting a submerged tree.
One man, a woman and two children were rescued from the water, however a 40-year-old woman who was on board at the time could not be located.
Officers from Murray River Police District and members of the SES established a search.
About 5.15pm, the woman’s body was located.
A report will be 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.