Bones Found On The Banks Of The Pioneer River

Police Investigate


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Police are investigating after skeletal remains were found in Mackay on Friday afternoon.

The bones were located by a passer-by slightly submerged in the Pioneer River near Barnes Creek Road Park around 3pm.

Forensic testing will be carried out to confirm whether the bones are human remains. Mackay police District Duty Officer Mark Sweetnam said the bones were discovered by a resident walking in the vicinity, 2.30pm on Friday.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP2000120348

19 January 2020




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