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Teenage boy’s body recovered from Hawkesbury River at Windsor

Dec 14, 2022


Sad news this afternoon as a body, believed by police to be that of a teenage boy who disappeared whilst swimming in the Hawkesbury River, has been recovered by emergency services this afternoon at 4.20pm.


At noon today – Wednesday – emergency services were called to the Hawkesbury River at Windsor following reports of a missing swimmer.


Officers from Hawkesbury Police Area Command were told a 16-year-old boy, who had been swimming in the river, couldn’t be found.


A search of the river began, with the help of specialist police, including PolAir, police divers, NSW SES, and the Toll NSW Ambulance Aeromedical service.


Following an extensive search, a body was found at 4.20pm today.


The body is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be that of the missing boy.


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

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