Gruesome discovery as body is recovered from inside a drain in Brisbane’s bayside
- Body was discovered by maintenance workers on Wednesday at about midday
- Police were called to Wynnum Queensland Urban Utilities facility at 12.10pm
- A crime scene has been established and officers have begun investigating
A body has been discovered inside a drain in Brisbane’s bayside.
Police were called to the Wynnum Queensland Urban Utilities facility at about 12.10pm on Wednesday.
Police Inspector Owen Elloy said the body was found during a routine check of the sewage.
(File picture) Police were called to the Wynnum Queensland Urban Utilities facility at about 12.10pm after the body was discovered inside a drain
Although the body has not yet been identified the body is believed to be male, The Courier-Mail reported.
‘A number of maintenance workers attended the scene in order to check on the pumping station and located the man’s body late this morning,’ Inspector Elloy said.
Police, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, and waste management workers are at the scene on Granada Street.
A crime scene has been established and officers have begun investigating.
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