Police divers locate body of missing six-year-old boy

The private dam in the Lockyer Valley where a six-year-old boy has drowned.
The private dam in the Lockyer Valley where a six-year-old boy has drowned. Sky News

UPDATE, 10.30PM: Police divers have located the body of a six-year-old boy reported missing on Tuesday afternoon.

About 4.10pm, the boy slipped into a private dam on a property on Atkinson Dam Road at Churchable and didn't surface.

The boy was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

There is no further information.

7PM: A police and emergency eervices search is underway for a six-year-old boy on a property on Atkinson Dam Road at Churchable.

It is believed the boy slipped into a dam on the property about 4:10pm this afternoon.

Family members were unable to locate him.

There is no further information at this time.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.


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