12 Nov 2008

Body found in West Coast river

11:09 am on 12 November 2008

A body believed to be that of a missing canoeist has been found on the West Coast.

Nicholas McAlister, 32, went missing in the Grey River on Saturday afternoon when his canoe overturned in rapids.

Another man and three children swam ashore.

Police say a member of the public located a body in the river near Sid's Road on Wednesday morning.