Homicide squad called in after body found on fire near Tweed Heads

HOMICIDE detectives are investigating the discovery of a burning body south of the Gold Coast this morning.

Police said emergency services made the grim discovery just before 7.30am after they were called to reports of a fire on Pollards Road in Dulguigan, west of Tweed Heads.

Officers arrived to find a burnt body. The victim’s identity is not yet known.


The Homicide Squad has been called in to investigate the circumstances surrounding the person’s death, which they say is being treated as suspicious.

A crime scene was established and examined by specialist forensic officers today.

Anyone who may have seen unusual activity in area, or has concerns for the welfare of a friend or family member, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.