ACT News


Man's body found in nature reserve

A man's body was found yesterday afternoon in the Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve, ending a search by ACT Policing's Specialist Response Group, ACT Fire and Rescue and State Emergency Service volunteers.

Michael Deering, 42, of Forde, was reported missing about 8.40pm on Saturday. He had left his home about 4.15pm. About 3.15pm yesterday an ACT Policing spokesman said formal identification of a deceased man had begun.

''At this time, police believe there are no suspicious circumstances,'' the spokesman said.