Body located in South Sydney believed to be missing man

The body of a man located in Blakehurst Sunday evening, is believed to be that of a man missing from the area since Monday.

Emergency services were called to Pleasant Way, Blakehurst following reports of a man’s body located just after 6:30pm.

A crime scene was established, but the body is yet to be formally identified.


It’s believed that the body may be that of a 64-year-old man who was reported from his home in Blakehurst since Monday (17 October 2016).

The man was not located despite extensive searches of the area and public online appeals.

His death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be prepared for the coroner.