Search for body in Walgett


Forensic officers search for evidence in Walgett Photo: Supplied

Detectives investigating the suspicious disappearance of Roxlyn Bowie almost four decades ago carried out a forensic excavation at her former home in Walgett last week.

Roxlyn Bowie, aged 31 at the time, was last seen at her Walgett home on Saturday June 5 1982.

Local police commenced an investigation into her disappearance before the case was assigned to the Homicide Squad.

Read more in the printed edition of the Western Herald.