Grave Concerns For Missing Prospector in Meekatharra

The search continues

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The search is continuing for an 83-year-old prospector who went missing near Meekatharra.

Trevor McDonald was last seen on Saturday, after he took off on foot with his metal detector, but didn’t return to his wife that afternoon.

Emergency services are starting to fear the worst after the prospector left without food or water, and discovering he suffers from a heart condition.

Grave concerns for missing prospector in Meekatharra

A search was launched on Saturday night using overhead drones with infrared cameras.

More than 20 SES volunteers have joined the search, with extra police being added as concerns grow.

The 83-year-old was last seen wearing a blue and green flannel shirt, brown jumper, black pants, and a black baseball cap.

Anyone with information about Mr. McDonald is urged to call police on 131 444.

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10 August 2021

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