The search for a missing elderly man from NSW has ended in tragedy after his body was found in a remote creek bed.
Bernard Anable, 82, had been missing from his Bateau Bay home, north of Sydney, since 5pm on January 4.
An extensive land and air search was conducted with the help of the close-knit community and public appeals for information from local police.
Police said Mr Anable wore a bracelet with his name on it and his family held concerns for his whereabouts because of an existing medical condition.
Tragically, police said they found are body believed to be his in a creek bed in bush near Cresthaven Avenue in Bateau Bay about 2.10pm on Tuesday.
More to follow.
Source: Daily Mail