Police divers have found the body of an 18-year-old man who went missing after jumping from a rock into the water.
Police divers have found the body of an 18-year-old man who went missing after jumping from a rock into the water.

Body of missing teen found at swimming hole

After an extensive five-hour search, police divers have reportedly found the body of a missing 18-year-old man who did not resurface after jumping into a rock pool at Tahmoor.

The man is believed to have drowned.

A swimmer has gone missing at Mermaid Pools near Tahmoor.
A swimmer has gone missing at Mermaid Pools near Tahmoor.

Rescue teams from Camden Police, along with NSW Ambulance paramedics and Fire and Rescue NSW had been working to locate the man since early this afternoon.

The discovery marks the third death at the pools since 2014.

In 2016, a 27-year-old man died after jumping into the water with friends and in 2014 a 38-year-old woman also died at the same spot.

The pools, which are likely busy due to school holidays, are popular among young people who live close to the western suburbs.

Emergency services gather to look for the missing teen on Thursday.
Emergency services gather to look for the missing teen on Thursday.

Originally published as Body of missing teen found at Western Sydney swimming hole


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