Body found in submerged car in Qld

The body of a man has been discovered inside a car which was found submerged in water in Gladstone.

Water Police made the shock discovery at Toolooa about 5pm Wednesday, with the vehicle pulled from the water a few hours later.

“Police can confirm a body was located in the vehicle,” they said in a statement.


While it has not yet been confirmed, it is believed to be the body of a missing 64-year-old Central Queensland man.

Forensic testing will be conducted to determine the identity today.

Police are encouraging anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious in the Toolooa area between midnight on July 19 and 5pm July 26 to contact Crime Stoppers or Policelink.