HUMAN REMAINS FOUND IN JANUARY CONFIRMED TO BE WILLIAM JOHN TORRENS

Police have confirmed human remains found near Moree in January are that of missing man William John Torrens.

The 75-year-old was last seen walking out of Fairview Retirement Village early last year.

A bushwalker made the grim discovery on the Mehi River on New Year’s Day before the remains were taken for forensic examinations.

Police say they are not treating the death as suspicious.

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