Glasshouse Mountains: Four-wheel driver discovers human remains in the Sunshine Coast hinterland

Glasshouse Mountains: Four-wheel driver discovers human remains in the Sunshine Coast hinterland 2
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Human remains found in dense Queensland bush after four-wheel driver stumbles upon skeleton on remote track

  • Four-wheel-drivers have found human remains in the Sunshine Coast hinterland
  • Two men were driving on remote track in the Glass House Mountains on Tuesday
  • Queensland Police said initial examinations of remains indicate they are human
  • Remains will undergo further forensic analysis to establish gender, police said 
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A four-wheel drive trip has ended abruptly after the two adventurers inadvertently stumbled across a skeleton on an isolated bush track in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. 

Queensland Police said two men discovered the remains on the remote track in the Glass House Mountains at about midday on Tuesday. 

Police have since declared a crime scene in the area with initial examinations of the remains indicating they are human. 

‘They will be sent for further scientific and forensic analysis including establishing gender,’ police said in a statement on Wednesday. 

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Four-wheel drivers have inadvertently stumbled across a skeleton on an isolated track in the Sunshine Coast hinterland (pictured)

Four-wheel drivers have inadvertently stumbled across a skeleton on an isolated track in the Sunshine Coast hinterland (pictured)

An incident centre was established at Maroochydore Police Station with Sunshine Coast Police to collaborate with other specialist officers. 

Glass House Mountains is a rural hinterland town in the Sunshine Coast with a population of 5,065 people as recorded in the 2016 Census. 

The mountains are popular with tourists and locals looking to go on bush walks, climbs, and four-wheel drives on the picturesque tracks. 

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Police have asked that anyone with information contact Crime Stoppers. 

Police have since declared a crime scene at the remote track with initial examinations of the remains discovered on Tuesday indicating they are human (stock image)

Police have since declared a crime scene at the remote track with initial examinations of the remains discovered on Tuesday indicating they are human (stock image)

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