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February 28, 2021

Body found at Clarrie Hall Dam

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Police searchers yesterday found the body of a man in Clarrie Hall Dam but have declined to say if is that of missing kayaker John Barrett until the body is formally identified.

The 76-year-old fisherman, who often visited the dam with his kayak went fishing there last Thursday and was reported missing by his family on Friday after he didn’t return.

An air and land search over the weekend, followed by police divers searching the dam, failed to find any trace of Mr Barrett.


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