Body discovered during search for missing woman in Qld

The body of a woman has been found in Brisbane’s east.

Members of the public made the discovery at the Sovereign Waters foreshore in Birkdale around 5.20pm on Tuesday.

While the woman has not been formally identified, detectives say they have been liaising with the family of missing Holland Park woman Naima Hassan.


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Ms Hassan, 27, was last seen by family on Saturday morning, October 28, and later that day at the BP Wellington Point, with her vehicle located at Wellington Point Reserve on Sunday morning, October 29.

Police say they are awaiting the result of a post mortem examination and scientific testing to determine the woman’s identity and cause of death.

Further searches of the area will occur today.