17 July 2023

Man found dead in storm drain in Junee

| Shri Gayathirie Rajen
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The body of a man believed to be in his 40s was discovered storm drain in Junee over the weekend. Photo: Chris Roe.

An investigation is underway after a man’s body was found in a storm drain in Junee over the weekend.

Police said emergency services were called to Junction Street, Junee, just after 10 am on Sunday (16 July), following reports of concern for a man’s welfare.

Police said upon investigating, they discovered the man’s body in a storm drain opposite the local IGA and Red Cow Hotel car park.

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The man is believed to be in his 40s and has not yet been formally identified.

A crime scene has been established, and investigations are continuing into the circumstances surrounding the incident. A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

As inquiries continue, police urge anyone with information to contact Riverina Police District on (02) 6922 2599 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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