Body discovered in Thredbo River

Police are appealing for information after a man’s body was discovered in Thredbo River on Wednesday afternoon.

About 2.30pm Wednesday June 11, two local residents were walking along the northern side of Thredbo River, about 10km from Jindabyne, when they came across a man’s body a short distance from the bank.

Emergency services were called to the location a short time later.

Officers attached to Monaro Local Area Command attended and launched an investigation into the man’s death.

A crime scene was established and examined by detectives and forensic specialists.

The man is believed to be about 60 years of age; however he’s yet to be formally identified.

While the investigation remains in its early stages, detectives do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone with information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Inquiries into the matter are continuing and a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.  

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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