Body found in search for missing WA men

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A body has been found during a search for two men near a remote Aboriginal community on the border of Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

Byron Gibson and Messiah Young, both aged 20, were last seen on February 8 in the Docker River community in the Northern Territory.

Their broken-down car was found on February 11, and police believe they were travelling across the border to the Wingellina Aboriginal community.

WA Police on Tuesday said a man's body had been found after an extensive police search was launched for the missing men.

"The deceased person has not been identified at this time, therefore his next of kin have not been notified," a police spokesperson said.

"The extensive search for the missing men continues."

Police and SES personnel are conducting ground searches and an aerial search is being led by chartered aircraft and air wing officers.

Anyone with information on the men's whereabouts is urged to contact police.