Alice Springs Central Desert: Boy found dead after missing from home

New Year’s Tragedy as a Young Boy DIES after missing from his home in the remote desert of the Northern Territory

  • Little boy died after living at home in the remote NT. was reported missing
  • The family searched for several hours before notifying the police of the disappearance
  • Police joined in the search on Friday evening before finding a boy on Saturday morning

A young boy has died shortly after being reported missing from his home in the Northern Territory.

Police were looking for the boy after he disappeared from his home in a remote community southwest of Alice Springs on Friday.

The boy’s family searched for the child for several hours before alerting the police.

A young boy was found dead after leaving his home in the remote Northern Territory

A young boy was found dead after leaving his home in the remote Northern Territory

Acting police commander Kirsten Engels said the search had tragically ended in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The boy was found alive “in the community” but died a few hours later.

“Tragically, the child was found in the ward this morning and then passed away,” he said.

“The police are investigating and a report is being made for the coroner.

“We ask that the family’s privacy be respected at this time and we express our condolences for their loss.”

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