POLICE believe a body found during a search near Cue is that of missing man Justin Paul Davies.
Formal identification has not taken place at this time.
A search started after the Rockingham Senior High School science teacher did not return to a camp at Webb’s Patch, about 24km east of Cue, at 6pm on Monday, January 8.
He had been prospecting in the Cue area with family members.
Police officers from Cue, Meekatharra, Yalgoo and Geraldton along with SES personnel continued the search this morning.
The search was via vehicle and on foot as well as Police Air wing officers conducting an aerial search.
Mr Davies was described as light skinned, 175cm tall, medium build, with brown eyes and greying brown hair.
He was last seen wearing a long sleeve dark green shirt, shorts, a black and red baseball cap and boots.