New information leads police to search bushland for man who vanished 5 months ago

NEW information has lead police to search bushland in NSW for a man who vanished from the Lake Macquarie region five months ago.

The search involving a police aircraft, trail bikes and all-terrain vehicles will begin today in the Killingsworth area, about 20km from the Lake Macquarie suburb of Gateshead where Mr Daunt was living.

Christopher Daunt, 27,vanished in the middle of installing a kitchen on March 29.


Police are treating his disappearance as suspicious as Mr Daunts bank accounts have not been accessed since his disappearance and there is no activity on his mobile phone.

Christopher is described as being of Caucasian appearance, approximately 180cm tall, with a thin build, brown hair and green eyes.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to these incidents to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.