Anzac long weekend horror as a child ‘finds a dead body’ on school grounds
- Body of man aged in his 40s reportedly found by child at Queensland school
- Man was found inside grounds at Kingaroy State High School on Monday
- Principal David Thomson said he believes the man was not connected to school
A dead body was found on the grounds of a school in rural Queensland during the Anzac Day long weekend.
The body of a man aged in his 40s was reportedly found by a child outside at the Kingaroy State High School just after 1pm on Monday.
The school’s principal David Thomson wrote to parents that a ‘deceased person was found … over the long weekend.’
The body of a man aged in his 40s was reportedly found by a child outside at the Kingaroy State High School just after 1pm on Monday
Mr Thomson said he did not believe the person was in any way connected to the school.
‘As some of you may already be aware, a deceased person was found on our school grounds over the long weekend,’ he said in a letter to parents.
‘At this stage we do not believe the person had any connection to our school. I cannot provide any further details at this point and the Queensland Police Service is currently investigating.’
The Queensland Police Service has launched an investigation and say they are not treating the death as suspicious.
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