Skeletal remains located at Mackay

Police are investigating after skeletal remains were found in Mackay yesterday afternoon (January 17).

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.

Officers will guard the scene overnight and further investigations will be conducted at first light tomorrow.

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