RIVER TRAGEDY: Police on scene at Woodstock St, Maryborough, where it's understood a body has been found in the Mary River.
RIVER TRAGEDY: Police on scene at Woodstock St, Maryborough, where it's understood a body has been found in the Mary River.

Body found in river believed to be missing M'boro man, 76

UPDATE 12.45PM: THE body found yesterday in the Maryborough is believed to be that of missing man Robert Walker.

Mr Walker was last seen in Maryborough at 4.45pm on Friday.

Formal forensic identification processes are now underway, and police have spoken with the man's family.

There are no suspicious circumstances and a report will be prepared for the coroner.

UPDATE 8PM: POLICE have confirmed a man's body was found along the banks of the Mary River this afternoon.

Around 4.30pm officers were called to Woodstock St, Maryborough following reports an unidentified male had been located in the water.

Forensic officers and detectives from the Maryborough Criminal Investigation Branch are carrying out investigations to identify the deceased.

EARLIER, 5.30PM: MULTIPLE police crews are on scene at Woodstock St, Maryborough, where it's believed a body has been found in the Mary River.

A Queensland Police spokesman said a number of crews responded to an emergency situation this afternoon.

Investigations are ongoing.

Police officers can be seen from the street through thick scrub, standing on a pontoon on the river.

A boat left the pontoon about 6pm with what appeared to be a police officer on board.

SES crews are also on scene.

More to come.