Body find ends Alpine search

Geelong Advertiser - - NEWS -

A BODY, be­lieved to be miss­ing hiker Les­lie South­well, has been found in Vic­to­ria’s Alpine re­gion.

Les­lie South­well, 88, be­came sep­a­rated from his friends on Thurs­day while they were walk­ing the 4.7km track from Cleve Cole Me­mo­rial Hut to Michelle Hut.

Po­lice said the body was found in the Mt Bo­gong area just af­ter 9am yes­ter­day and the death was not be­ing treated as sus­pi­cious.

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