Media release

Update 1 - Missing person - Katherine


Northern Territory Police are continuing to search for missing tourist Daymon Ness.

Mr Ness failed to return from a walk in Nitmiluk National Park near Katherine on Tuesday 20 October. Police located his car in the public carpark at Nitmiluk Gorge.

“Together with Parks and Wildlife staff and local helicopter operators, we have searched the Katherine Gorge area, including the Jatbula and other trails, campground and the river, without locating Mr Ness,” Superintendent Daniel Shean said.

“We will continue searching and we are very keen to speak with anyone who may have seen Mr Ness in the Katherine area on Monday 19 October or Tuesday 20 October.”

Mr Ness is described as a Caucasian male, thin build, 185–190cm tall, dark brown hair, hazel eyes and was last seen wearing a black top, green/grey pants and red shoes.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen Mr Ness or knows of his whereabouts to contact them on 131 444 or CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000 and quote reference 9458035.

PFES Media