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Extreme Northern Territory conditions killed CQ hunter

UPDATE, Tuesday: Craig Jensen, the CQ hunter who died on a hunting trip in the Northern Territory was president of the Moranbah Squash Club.

Meanwhile a NT police spokesperson said it's understood Mr Jensen, 50,  succumbed to the elements due to the extreme heat out there

UPDATE, Monday: The man who went missing in bushland in the Northern Territory is believed to be from Moranbah. 

The 50-year-old had been hunting with a friend near Nhulunbuy when he went missing on Thursday.  

The Morning Bulletin understands the man's friend returned to their camp after being affected by the heat, but the Moranbah man didn't return.  

The man's wife and daughter were expected to arrive in Nhulunbuy today.  

 

BREAKING: THE body of a missing hunter which was found in the Northern Territory, is believed to be a Central Queensland man.

The 50-year-old had been hunting with a friend in an area known as the Gurrumurru Floodplain when he went missing on Thursday.

His body was discovered on Sunday following days of air and land searches.

No details on the circumstances of his death have been released.

Topics:  death, hunter, northern territory




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