Body found in search for missing man

A body was recovered in Bouddi National Park by police on Thursday, August 13, during a search for a man missing from Killcare.
Officers from Brisbane Water Police District were looking for 61-year-old Mr Murray Deakin, who was last seen leaving a home on Smithy St, Killcare, just after 8.30am the day before.
Mr Deakin left his home in Killcare to go for a walk in the National Park.
When he did not return, police were notified.
His vehicle had been located in the car park of Mt Bouddi picnic area and following a land, air and sea search of the area, with helicopter assistance of PolAir, the body of a man was recovered on Thursday.
While the body is yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be that of the missing man.
A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Media release, 13 Aug 2020
NSW Police Media