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Body found in Australian mountains believed to be missing Briton

Gary Tweddle went missing seven weeks ago in the Blue Mountains area.

File photo of Gary Tweddle
File photo of Gary Tweddle
Image: SKy News via YouTube

A BODY FOUND in the Australian Blue Mountains is believed to be that of a missing English man who had been living in Sydney.

Gary Tweddle (23) went missing in the Blue Mountains area after a night out with his colleagues while on a work conference trip.

A body was spotted down a cliff face in the mountains area by an air ambulance and removed today, Sky News reports.


Tweddle was last heard from on 16 July when he called a colleague to tell him he was lost in bushland, The Guardian reports.

It is believed the cause of death is accidental. Hundreds of people helped in the search for Tweddle.

Anika Haigh, Tweddle’s girlfriend, has journeyed to the area from where his body is being recovered.

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