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The missing man was last seen in Kyogle. A body which police believe may be that of the missing man, was found at Whiteman Creek.

Police have just reported that a body has been located during a search for a man missing in the Northern Rivers.

The 37-year-old was last seen in Kyogle about 11am on Thursday 13 August 2020.

His family notified officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District when he couldn’t be located or contacted.

Following inquiries, the man’s vehicle was located by police on Wednesday (2 September ) near Whiteman Creek Road on the mid-north coast.

Earlier today (Saturday 12 September), police were notified that family members searching for the man located a body in the Whiteman Creek area.

While the body has not been identified, it’s believed to be the missing man.

Initial inquiries suggest the death is not suspicious and 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. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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