Missing Bridgewater Man Found Dead

Written by on August 7, 2019

Sadly, police can confirm that the body of a man located on the banks of the Jordan River, Bridgewater, late on Tuesday afternoon was that of missing man, Gatbel Gatwech.

Pictured: Gabtel Gatwech

The body was recovered with the assistance of Search and Rescue personnel, and his family have been notified.

There are no suspicious circumstances, and a report is being prepared for the coroner.

Our sympathies go out to Mr Gatwech’s family and loved ones.


Police are seeking the assistance of the public to locate missing person Gatbel Gatwech, also known as Tot Tarir, 33 of Hobart.

Photo thanks to Bridgewater / Gagebrook Clean Up Group (Via Facebook)

Gatbel was last seen on foot in the Bridgewater area about 6.30pm on Sunday 4 August.
Gatbel is of Sudanese appearance, slim build and was last seen wearing a black and red hooded top and grey Converse brand shoes.




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