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Fourth Body Found In NT Outback

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Police searching for a missing 12-year-old boy in remote Central Australia have found the body of a child.

It was discovered only 120 metres from where three family members were found dead near their broken-down vehicle on Wednesday near Willowra, about 300km northwest of Alice Springs.

A formal identification is yet to be undertaken to confirm if the body is that of the boy, who was believed to have been a passenger in the car.

Initially located were a 19-year-old man, a 19-year-old woman and a three-year- old boy, described as a young family.

Northern Territory Police had been conducting a land and air search of the area after other family members told them the older boy might have been a passenger.