UPDATE: NSW Police have confirmed the body of a Warrnambool woman, 61, who went missing in the Murray River yesterday has been found.March 6, 2014 11:47am
After a continued search today utilising VRA divers, police located the woman's body around 2.30pm.
Investigations into the incident are continuing and a report will be prepared for the coroner.
See next week's Yarrawonga Chronicle for a full report.
River search continues.
Police and rescue divers have today continued their search of the Murray River downstream of Yarrawonga for a missing 61 year old woman.The woman, believed to be from Warrnambool, was camping with her husband at Forges Beach No.1 when around 1pm yesterday she decided to take her dog for a walk.
It is believed the woman then went for a swim upstream of the beach. The dog returned to the campsite some time later and the woman’s husband became concerned and called police.
The woman is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 170cm tall with a thin build, 50-55kg, dyed curly brown hair and wearing a white t-shirt with “I love Paris” on the front and shorts.
Police are continuing their search of the river with the assistance of SES volunteers and Volunteer Rescue Association (VRA) divers from Corowa.
Anyone who sights the woman or has information about her whereabouts is asked to contact police immediately.
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