Body found in search for missing Boondall man

UPDATE: A body has been located in the search for a man reported missing from Boondall.

Preliminary information suggests the body was located in the water around 8.15am and has been identified as a 20-year-old Boondall man.

The death is being treated as non-suspicious.

A report is being prepared for the Coroner.

If you or someone you know needs help, please contact Lifeline on 131 114 or BeyondBlue on 1300 224 636.

EARLIER: POLICE are appealing for public assistance to help locate a 20-year-old man reported missing from Boondall.

Efren Libres was last seen at an address on Muller Road in Boondall at around 8:45pm on March 3 and has not made contact with friends or family since.

Police hold concerns for his welfare as this behaviour is out of character.

Around 1.50pm yesterday, a member of the public located a phone and a wallet belonging to Mr Libres on the Ted Smout Memorial Bridge at Woody Point.

A search and rescue involving PolAir and the Water Police is underway as it is believed he may have entered the water.

General patrols are also being conducted along the Hornibrook Esplanade towards the Ted Smouth Memorial Bridge and along Haysmouth Parade.

Mr Libres (pictured) is described as Asian in appearance, approximately 175 centimetres tall and of an athletic build with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who may have seen Mr Libres is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Topics:  boondall coroner missing person qps

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