Body found on Bega property

Police have found the body of a man on a property near Bega.          

About 5pm on Thursday, an 18-year-old man went missing from his house in Numbugga, about 16km north-west of Bega.

Police were contacted and conducted searches of the property with the assistance of personnel from the Volunteer Rescue Association.

About 11:40am on Saturday, a body was located in scrubland near the property.

A crime scene was established and examined by specialist forensic officers, however, the death is not being treated as suspicious. A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

At this stage police have not released the name of the deceased male.

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