Search for missing man called off after body found

UPDATE: Police have called off the search for a missing Hervey Bay man after a body was found.

Police would not release any further details.

EARLIER: Police are appealing for help to locate a man missing from Hervey Bay since Tuesday.

Christopher Stephenson, 25, was last seen by a family member at a Wondunna residence on Tuesday morning.

A police representative said he suffered from a medical condition and his family was concerned for his welfare.

Christopher is described as Caucasian and about 180cm tall with a muscular build, brown short curly hair, brown eyes and a fair complexion.

It is believed he is travelling in a blue 1998 Holden Barina hatchback with a distinctive silver bonnet.

It is also believed that he may be travelling in the northern New South Wales coast area.

Byron Bay police have been making inquiries on Wednesday morning.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Hervey Bay police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Christopher Stephenson, aged 25, was last seen by a family member at a Wondunna residence on Tuesday morning.
Christopher Stephenson, aged 25, was last seen by a family member at a Wondunna residence on Tuesday morning. Contributed


Forum to focus on Fraser Coast COVID recovery

Premium Content Forum to focus on Fraser Coast COVID recovery

A forum is set to be held to discuss the Fraser Coast’s pandemic recovery.

Scary reason M’boro man was caught with knife

Premium Content Scary reason M’boro man was caught with knife

The man and his girlfriend had been victims of a terrifying crime

MANUFACTURING MONEY: $15.5m grant for Wide Bay

Premium Content MANUFACTURING MONEY: $15.5m grant for Wide Bay

The focus will be on transforming businesses and delivering jobs for the regions.