Body found in search for missing fisherman near Augusta

Staff reporterThe West Australian
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A body has been found in the search for a 20-year-old who went missing while fishing with friends near Augusta yesterday.

Police divers found a body just before 11am which they believe to be the body of the 20-year-old who disappeared 18km north of the South West town.

The man was fishing at Elephant Rocks about 4.30pm when friends noticed he had disappeared.

State Emergency Services officers and police were involved in a land, sea and aerial search for the man.

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