UPDATE: Swimmer’s body found in Hawkesbury River

UPDATE:  THE body of a man, who went missing during a swim in the Hawkesbury River, has reportedly been found.

Police divers joined a large-scale search for the 18-year-old, who failed to return after going swimming from a house boat northwest of Sydney around 8.30 Friday night.

Concerned family members contacted Hawkesbury police, who commenced a search, with the assistance of State Emergency Services (SES), Marine Area Command (MAC), NSW Marine Rescue, and air Ambulance.


But the man was not found during the initial search and authorities continued to look for him overnight.

A larger-scale search began at first light this morning.