Body found in creek on Central Coast

POLICE searching for an elderly man missing from Umina Beach since last Wednesday found a body lying in a creek this morning.

Brisbane Water police located the body behind Mt Ettalong Road about 10.15am.

The body is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be that of missing 89-year-old man Rene-Edgard Bruneteau.

Mr Bruneteau was last seen by a friend just before 7pm on April 25 after getting off a bus on Mt Ettalong Road.

The circumstances are yet to be determined, but the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Anyone with any information should Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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