Police have located the body of a bushwalker who had been missing in Tasmania’s south-west wilderness since Thursday night.
It is believed the 19-year-old fell from a height during a bushwalk.
The teenager’s family alerted police about 7:00pm that he had not returned from a day walk in the Sentinel Range area near Lake Pedder.
His body was located by the rescue helicopter about 9:00am
The search began last night and resumed at first light.
National Parks and reserves have reopened after coronavirus restrictions were eased this month.
Two weeks ago, police issued a warning for bushwalkers to ensure they were well prepared for conditions after a weekend of rescues across the state.