William Tyrrell search could take months as wet weather hampers investigation
The search for William Tyrrell’s remains on the NSW Mid North Coast could now take months, police say, with the wet weather drenching the state “becoming a real problem”.
Officers and specialist investigators are searching the area surrounding the home from which William disappeared seven years ago.
NSW Police Assistant Commissioner Stuart Smith said 11 days into the search, officers remained “enthusiastic” and were happy about the progress made.
“We know that we’re progressing well through the coronial order task,” he told Sydney radio station 2GB on Friday morning.
He said it was initially predicted the search could take weeks but it was now possible it could extend months.
“If it takes months then that is what it takes,” he said.
“We are watching the weather though, it is becoming …
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