Elderly hiker's body found in Victoria

The body, believed to be missing hiker Leslie Southwell, has been found in Victoria's Alpine region.

Leslie Southwell, 88, became separated from his friends on Thursday while they were walking the 4.7km track from Cleve Cole Memorial Hut to Michelle Hut.

Police said the body was found in the Mt Bogong area just after 9am on Sunday and the death is not be treated sas suspicious.

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