Bodies of missing campers found

POLICE have located the bodies of two missing campers who set off on a trip to the Thomson Dam and Walhalla area last Friday.

The pair, a 22-year-old male from Kilsyth and a 21-year-old female from Lilydale, were found deceased in their car on Trig East track, east of Thomson Dam about 11am this morning.

They were reported missing to police after the male failed to turn up for work on September 8.

Family and friends of the pair joined police and State Emergency Service crews in the search.

Police will investigate the circumstances and prepare a report for the Coroner.