LATEST NEWS

Illawarra Newsroom

Body Found In South Coast Creek

News dead man

Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a  South Coast man whose body was located in a creek near Batemans Bay.

About 8.45am on Tuesday , emergency services were called to a creek on Beach Road, Batehaven, near Batemans Bay, following reports of a body in the water.

On arrival, police located the body of a man in the water.

The man has been formally identified as 37-year-old local , Anthony Collins, who was reported missing last Saturday.

He was last seen at the country club at Catalina, early in the evening on Friday (14 April 2017), but failed to board the courtesy bus home at 7.30pm.

Local detectives have established Strike Force Thurston to investigate the circumstances surrounding Mr Collins’ death.

While investigators await the results of a post mortem examination to determine the cause of death, they are appealing for information to piece together Mr Collins’ movements on Friday night.

In particular, they would like to speak with anyone who may have seen him leave the country club.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000

Photo: Anthony Collins: Source: NSW Police

You may also like...

Taryn Brumfitt wants YOU to change

Taryn Brumfitt wants YOU to change

Mother of 3... Taryn Brumfitt posted a "before and after image" of her body back in 2013 (see image above)... all of a sudden... the world lost...

Reynolds tells Dogs he's out: reports

Reynolds tells Dogs he's out: reports

Josh Reynolds (right) of the Bulldogs is tackled by Mosese Suli of the Tigers during the round 8 NRL match between the West Tigers and the...

Rabbitohs' Johnston open to NRL offers

Rabbitohs' Johnston open to NRL offers

Alex Johnston of the Rabbitohs scores a try during their round 15 NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Parramatta Eels at ANZ...

Rescue In Royal National Park

Rescue In Royal National Park

A woman has been rescued after being injured while walking in the Royal National Park north of Wollongong. About 11.20am Tuesday  a 40-year-...