Police and emergency services have found the body of a man who went missing overnight at Braund Bend on the Murray River.February 6, 2014 9:12am
UPDATE 11.13am: Police divers have located the body of a man near a houseboat at Braund Bend near Echuca.
More in tomorrow's Riverine Herald.
UPDATE 10am: Police are calling for witnesses after a man went missing on the Murray River overnight.
The missing man is a 49-year-old and NSW police have confirmed he fell overboard from a houseboat.
His friends went to his aid but were unable to locate him.
A search of the water and banks was conducted last night by police from NSW and Victoria as well as paramedics, SES volunteers, Fire & Rescue NSW, the Volunteer Rescue Association and Marine Rescue NSW, but the man was not located.
The search continues.
Note: This video was shot prior to the discovery of the man's body.
9.12am: A co-ordinated search effort is unfolding this morning after a man from Langwarrin went missing overnight.
Deniliquin Police detective inspector Peter Hayes has released information to the Riv to say the man is missing, presumed drowned, in the Murray River at Braund Bend.
Det Insp Hayes said the man was on a houseboat at 12.30am this morning when he went missing.
Emergency services are currently at the scene - including SES, NSW Fire Rescue and police.
A four-man dive team has been dispatched from Melbourne to help with the search.
More to come.
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