Child found dead after going missing in East Arnhem Region

January 16, 2023 9:16 am in by

Police are investigating the death of a young child in the East Arnhem Region.

The child was reported missing from the community on Friday afternoon, sparking a search and rescue operation.

The child under the age of five was later found dead, a short distance from their home.

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Officers are working with the child’s family and say no further details will be released for the privacy of the family.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.