Body found in the Murray River near Moama

The body of a man who went missing in the Murray River, near Moama on the NSW/Victoria border this morning, has been found.

Police from NSW and Victoria as well as paramedics, SES volunteers, Fire & Rescue NSW, the Volunteer Rescue Association and NSW Maritime Rescue, have been searching for the 49-year-old Victorian man after he fell overboard from a houseboat moored on the river.

Just after 11am on Thursday, police divers located the body downstream from where the man fell.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

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