Search area widened following discovery of human remains

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ACT Policing has widened its search area after human remains were discovered in the Murrumbidgee River on Sunday, 1 December 2019.

Following the identification of the body as that of missing 40-year-old man Nathan Booth, ACT Policing is working to establish the circumstances surrounding his disappearance and death.  

Police have widened the search area and are now asking anyone who visited the Murrumbidgee River between Pine Island and the Kambah Pool Recreation Area between June and 1 December this year (including bushwalkers, bike riders and kayakers) to contact police if they have any video or images including those taken by action cameras or drones etc.

Information that could assist police can be provided directly to 0457 844 917, 131444, through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6434580. Information can be provided anonymously.


Note for media: Please be aware that the deceased was a person of Indigenous heritage. Any reporting needs to consider cultural sensitivities around the use of his name and photograph.

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