Body found after hunt for missing Yass man

Canfan 13 November 2015

Leonard Watkinson

Police searching for a man missing from Yass have located a body.

Sixty-year-old Leonard Watkinson was last seen at his property on Reardons Road on Monday, October 5, 2015.

Police from The Hume Local Area Command have conducted extensive searches and inquiries since that time.

About 4.30pm on Thursday, a body was found inside a water tank on the property.

While the body has not been formally identified, it is believed to be the 60-year-old.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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