Man dies following Murrumbidgee River incident

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A 23-year-old man has died following an incident at the Murrumbidgee River earlier today (Thursday, 8 February 2024).       

About 5.40pm, police and emergency services responded to reports that a man had gone into the water near the Uriarra Crossing bridge and failed to surface.    

A search for the man was commenced, utilising resources from ACT Policing, AFP Search and Rescue, ACT Fire & Rescue, and the SES.    

Sadly, the man’s body was located in the water about 8.35pm.    

ACT Policing will prepare a report for the Coroner.   

Anyone who witnessed the incident who has not already spoken to police is urged to contact ACT Policing on 131 444. Please quote reference 7668984. 



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