Crime Stoppers

Update 2 - Willowra

Thursday 08-Nov-2018 09:45

Northern Territory Police and Emergency Services will begin land and air searches of the Willowra district for a 12-year-old boy after three people were found dead near their broken down vehicle yesterday.

Police were alerted to the deaths of two adults and a child after a man raised the alarm at the Willowra Health Clinic just before 12:30pm yesterday.

Investigators arrived on scene late yesterday. The deaths are not being treated as suspicious and a report will be prepared for Coroner.

Further enquiries indicate it is possible a 12-year-old boy was a passenger in the vehicle and was not among the three people found dead. Police and Emergency Services are conducting land and air searches of the area today.

Family members have not authorised the release of the child’s name, however have advised Police that members in the surrounding communities of Ali Curung, Ti Tree and Willowra are aware of his particulars.

Police are appealing to members within those communities to contact police immediately on 131 444 should they locate or have information on the child’s whereabouts.

Police are calling on anyone with information in relation to the whereabouts of the child to contact them immediately on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000.