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Two teenagers with severe autism were found naked and malnourished locked in a room in Brisbane

REVEALED: Two starving teenagers who were found locked in a room naked have autism – as mystery surrounds why their father was lying dead in the next room

  • Police found two teenagers locked in a room after reports of a body in Stafford 
  • A 49-year-old man, believed to be the teens’ father and carer, was found dead
  • Police are not treating the death as suspicious but will wait for the post-mortem 
  • The two teenagers were rushed to Prince Charles Hospital for treatment 
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Two teenagers with severe autism have been taken to hospital after they were found naked and malnourished in a locked a room with their father’s dead body outside.

The siblings, aged 17 and 19, were discovered at the property on Midson Street in Stafford, in Brisbane’s north, on Wednesday after police responded to reports of a sudden death. 

Their 49-year-old father and carer had died at the scene.  

Two teenagers with severe autism have been taken to hospital after they were found naked and malnourished in a locked a room (pictured: Police at the scene)

The siblings, aged 17 and 19, were discovered at the property on Midson Street (pictured) in Stafford, in Brisbane's north, on Wednesday after police responded to reports of a sudden death

The siblings, aged 17 and 19, were discovered at the property on Midson Street (pictured) in Stafford, in Brisbane’s north, on Wednesday after police responded to reports of a sudden death 

Police are not treating his death as suspicious and it’s believed he suffered from several medical conditions. 

Police were called to the property at 7am on Wednesday.

While at the home, emergency crews heard screaming coming from the locked bedroom.

After breaking down the door they found the two teens living in squalid conditions inside.

The pair were both naked and underweight. They were taken to Prince Charles Hospital.

The discovery comes just days after toddler Willow Dunn was found dead inside her home at Cannon Hill – just 15km from Stafford. 

Police were called to the property at 7am on Wednesday. While at the home emergency crews heard screaming coming from the locked bedroom

Police were called to the property at 7am on Wednesday. While at the home emergency crews heard screaming coming from the locked bedroom

The four-year-old, who had Down syndrome, is believed to have starved to death. 

Her body was found malnourished and decomposing in her bed at her home in Brisbane on Monday, her face partially eaten by rats.

Her father, Mark James Dunn, 43, was charged with murder after he allegedly found the toddler dead on Saturday and didn’t call emergency services.

Willow’s body was allegedly found in a back bedroom inside the rented home on Bent Street in Cannon Hill, where she lived with her father, stepmother and stepsister.

Willow’s stepmother and stepsister are not facing charges and there is no suggestion of wrongdoing on their parts.



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