Police identify body found in Murrumbidgee River

Dominic Giannini 23 December 2019
Murrumbidgee River

The identity of human remains found in the Murrumbidgee River have been confirmed as missing man Nathan Booth. Photo: Michael Weaver, Region Media

WARNING: This post contains an image of a deceased Indigenous person.

The human remains found in the Murrumbidgee River on Sunday, 1 December have been identified as Canberra man Nathan Booth.

Investigations are continuing around the circumstances of the 40-year-old’s disappearance and death after Mr Booth was reported missing in June.

Police would like to speak to anyone who spoke to Mr Booth this year or who had seen him since June 2019 as they try to piece together his movements before his death.

Nathan Booth

Nathan Booth, 40, has been identified as the human remains found in the Murrumbidgee River earlier this month. Photo: Supplied

Police are also asking anyone who visited the Murrumbidgee River between Red Rocks Gorge and Kambah Pool Recreation Area between June and 1 December this year (including bushwalkers, bike riders and kayakers) to contact police if they have any video or images of the area, including those taken by action cameras or drones.

Information that could assist police can be provided directly to 0457 844 917, 131444, through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website with the reference number 6434580.

Information can be provided anonymously.


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