Missing boy found in Lake Eildon National Park after five day search, April 2015

Tuesday 7 April 2015

The search for Luke Shambrook in Lake Eildon National Park resulted in him being found alive after a five day search.

A total of 63 BSAR members contributed to the search effort including 55 searchers, 2 Police Liaison Officers and 6 Peer Supporters. A BSAR searcher found the boy’s hat in dense bush during a line search on day four.  He was spotted by helicopter on day 5 then carried out to safety. Frank Zgoznik, BSAR Field Organiser

Sat 4/4/15. Bush Search and Rescue is assisting Victoria Police with the search in progress for a missing boy in the Lake Eildon National Park near Lake Eildon.

The 11-year-old boy was last seen at the Candlebark Campground around 9.30am on Friday 3/4/15 walking away from the camp area wearing a grey top.

Members of the public are urged to keep a look out for the missing boy and anyone with information is urged to contact Triple Zero (000) immediately.


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