The body found at Kholo Creek yesterday has been confirmed as missing Brisbane mum Allison Baden-Clay.
The body was discovered by a canoeist yesterday on the muddy banks of Kohlo Creek at Anstead, 10 kilometres from the Baden-Clay family home at Brookfield.
Gerard Baden-Clay's parents have lowered the Australian flag to half-mast, as has their next door neighbour.
Mr Baden-Clay's legal representatives issued a media release on his behalf in light of the news.
"My client is devastated by the loss of his wife. His family is devastated," it read.
"His primary concern is the welfare of his three very young daughters and attempting to provide some stability and normality to them given the tragic news and despite the unrelenting media barrage.
"I have engaged Counsel to advise in relation to Mr Baden-Clay’s interaction with the media and the police. Given the intense public interest in the matter no doubt prudent people would understand the reasonableness of seeking such advice. Again‚ he asks the media to respect his privacy and that of his three young children."
A team of homicide investigators, water police and scientific officers are continuing to search for evidence where the body was found.
Detectives have said the case is being treated as a murder investigation.
Earlier, a SIM card was found near where Mrs Baden-Clay was located at Mt Crosby.
Police and SES volunteers continue to look for clues under Kholo Creek Bridge and surrounding areas after the discovery of Mrs Baden-Clay's body.
Detectives say the case is being treated as a murder investigation.
The 43-year-old went missing 12 days ago after her husband told police she had gone for a walk at 10:00pm (AEST).
A major incident room will continue to operate at Indooroopilly Police Station.
A police command post that had been based near the woman's home at Brookfield has moved to Anstead where the body was discovered.
Crews on foot and motorbikes are slowly searching thick bushland in the hope of finding any clues.