An urgent search for an elderly man who left a home in Victoria’s north to visit a family member has ended.
Bryan, 78, left a home on Churchill Rd, Yarroweyah at 7.30pm on Thursday night to visit family who lived only 10 minutes away on Hill Rd.
When he didn’t arrive, his family began searching for him along the route he would have taken, however, no sign of Bryan or his car was found.
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On Friday afternoon, police confirmed Bryan had been found dead in a car on the side of the Murray Valley Hwy in Burramine, about 30 minutes from Yarroweyah.
The discovery was made after police and paramedics received reports a car had been found in a channel off the road at 9.30am on Friday.
Bryan, 78, went missing while driving to visit relatives just 10 minutes away. Credit: Victoria Police
“The exact circumstances surrounding the crash are yet to be determined,” Victoria Police said.
A report will be prepared for the coroner.
The 78-year-old had only moved to Yarroweyah from New Zealand about two months ago.
Police previously said his disappearance was out of character.
Yarroweyah is located 250km north of Melbourne, and 10km west of Cobram.
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