Tyron Cetinich's body found after four day search

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UPDATE: New South Wales police searching for a teenager who went missing on Saturday have found his body.

Tyron Cetinich, 15, was last seen about 10am by his parents at his home in Bogangar, near Cabarita Beach, south of Tweed Heads.

Police had believed the teenager may have been trying to make his way to Proston, north-west of the Sunshine Coast.

However, they said the teenager's body had been found earlier yesterday.

They did not say where it was found, but his death was not considered to be suspicious.

Tributes to the teen were pouring on to social media sites yesterday afternoon.

"R.i.p Ty - another one gone too young," Ari Pollet said.

"We all miss you Ty, RIP," Lachy James said.

Officers have been told Tyron left his home after telling his parents he was going surfing.

When he failed to return by noon his parents became concerned and contacted police.

Anyone who believes they need advice or help during stressful times should contact Lifeline on 131 114.


BREAKING 4.45pm: The body of Tyron Cetinich was found earlier today.   

Police are treating it as a non-suspicious death.   

Tributes are already pouring on social media for the teen.  

"R.i.p ty another one gone too young," Ari Pollet said.  

"We all miss you Ty RIP," Lachy James said.   

"Rip Ty," Kesia Ryan Byrnes said.  


Initial report: Tyron Cetinich, a missing Bogangar teenager, still has not returned home.  

Tweed/Byron Local Area Command Inspector Greg Jago said information received by police made them believe he may be in the Brisbane area.

Insp Jago said police did not believe Tyron had been abducted.

"He's just missing," Insp Jago said.

"We're continuing to make inquiries and appealing to the public for assistance.

"We just want to get him back to his family."

The 15-year-old was last seen about 10am on Saturday, December 22 by his parents at his home in Bogangar.

Police were Tyron left his home and told his parents he was going surfing.

About midday his parent's contacted police to report him missing.

"Concerns are held for Tyron's welfare due to his young age and lack of money," am earlier police statement said.

"Police have been informed that Tyron may be travelling to Proston in Queensland."

Emergency services conducted an extensive search of nearby beaches.

They have also inquired to hospitals and local medical centres however he has not been located.

Tyron is of Caucasian appearance, about 190cm tall with a thin build.

He has braces on his teeth and was last seen wearing a grey cap, a navy blue hooded jumper and board shorts.  

Anyone who sees him or knows of his whereabouts is urged to immediately contact Tweed Heads Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Topics:  bogangar missing person police teenager

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