Mystery as 30-year-old man disappears after visit to wild Northern Territory canyon – as police say he could have met someone else
- Daymon Ness last on October 20 in Nitmiluk National Park in Northern Territory
- After a desperate five-day search by a team of 28, Mr. Ness was not found
- Police now want to investigate the 30-year-old’s social media accounts
Daymon Ness (pictured) was last on October 20th after hiking alone in Nitmiluk National Park in the Northern Territory
The sudden disappearance of a 30-year-old man after visiting a wild gorge in Australia’s rugged Outback has stunned police to put together his final moves before he disappeared.
Daymon Ness was last on October 20th after hiking alone in Nitmiluk National Park in the Northern Territory.
After a desperate five-day search involving a team of 28 police officers, NTES volunteers, and rangers and rangers, the 30-year-old was not found.
The search for Mr. Ness was put on hold, but police say he could have met a friend and went elsewhere.
Superintendent Daniel Shean said there could be an answer to his social media accounts that haven’t been updated since his mysterious disappearance.
“We know he left the hotel room alone, but that doesn’t mean he didn’t make an appointment through social media to meet someone else here, so that’s a stranger,” he said. NT News.
He said detectives will look into accessing Mr Ness’s accounts and see if he has agreed to meet someone.
Mr. Ness went for a hike in Nitmiluk National Park (pictured) but did not return to his hotel room
The search for the 30-year-old (pictured) has been suspended, but police will investigate his social media to see if he has met a friend
Police believe that Mr. Ness may have only taken his phone and car keys with him when he went for a walk.
‘He doesn’t have his wallet, we have it; We know he doesn’t have his hotel room key, we have it, which was left in the car, ”said Chief Inspector Shean.
The day after his disappearance, Mr. Ness had also booked a canoe trip but did not show up.
Visitors to the national park have also been questioned, but those who came into contact with Mr. Ness did not speak to him.
“He’s presumed to have passed away – there’s a small possibility that he’s still alive somewhere, but the family is now going through that grieving process of a loss, so we have to respect that,” Chief Inspector Shean said.
Unfortunately, Chief Inspector Shean said there was “no indication” that Mr. Ness would live “anywhere.”
Visitors are urged to report to the park authorities when going for a walk and make sure someone always knows where they are
He asked visitors to register with the park authorities when they set out and to always make sure someone knows where they are. He also encouraged people to carry an EPIRB or satellite phone.
Mr. Ness’s parents, William and Elise, have flown in from Melbourne and will remain in quarantine until this Friday.
“ Selfishly, I would like to leave the quarantine today and go downstairs to pick up his things and say goodbye, but I also understand the concerns, particularly for the Aboriginal communities, and the need to take care of everyone, ” said William Ness earlier. ABC.
“We just have to wait.”