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Missing Cleve Man Passes Away After Being Found

A missing Cleve man, found on Sunday after an eight day search, has passed away.


Jeffery Beaton was found on a property, several kilometres east of the town, after a large scale search involving police, SES volunteers, PolAir and the Mounted Operations Unit.

He was taken to the Cleve Hospital for treatment of severe dehydration and sunburn, however his condition deteriorated in the early hours of Monday and passed away late yesterday morning.

There are no suspicious circumstances and police are now preparing a report for the coroner.

Mr Beaton was with family when he passed.

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