Media release

Man feared drowned - Alice Springs

Police

Northern Territory Police divers are travelling to Alice Springs to look for a man who is feared to have drowned in a local water hole at the weekend.

A 31-year-old man had gone swimming with friends at a waterhole west of Alice Springs, when he failed to resurface, around 5:30pm yesterday.

Police and emergency services attended but could not locate the man.

A crime scene has been established in the area and Ellery Creek Big Hole remains closed to the public while police divers and park rangers work to locate the man.

No further information is available at this stage.

PFES Media