Body found in Bouddi National Park

Murray Deakin

A body, believed to be missing Killcare man, Murray Deakin, has been recovered by police in Bouddi National Park.

Officers from Brisbane Water Police District say inquires to locate a 61-year-old, had been underway since Thursday, August 13, after he was last seen leaving his home around 8:30am the morning prior, telling his family that he was going for a walk in Bouddi National Park.

Deakin’s vehicle was located in the car park of Mount Bouddi picnic area and following an extensive search of the area, with the assistance of PolAir, the body of a man was found later that Thursday.

While police have not yet formally identified the man, it’s understood police believe it to be Deakin.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Dilon Luke