WA Police have launched a large-scale land search in an attempt to find a man and a woman lost in a remote part of the Gibson Desert on Friday afternoon. A Personal Locator Beacon signal was activated in an area more than 300km north west of Warburton, and a search plane was deployed from Kalgoorlie at around 3pm in order to search the area.
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The desert is a hot spot for prospectors. Photo: Fairfax Media Police spokesman Samuel Dinnison said emergency services believed the signal had been activated by a man and a woman travelling to Warburton in a Toyota Landcruiser.”The PLB is registered and contact has been made with a relative of the PLB’s registered owner,” he said.
A thirsty, unnecessary and horrible death