Body found in search for 14-year-old boy missing for two weeks

A body believed to be that of a 14-year-old boy missing in the Sunshine Coast hinterland has been found.

The body was found on Wednesday in dense bushland in Dularcha National Park, police said.

Formal identification is yet to be finalised. 

Michael Ryan was last seen in Landsborough on the morning of August 7. Source: QLD Police

Police believe it is Michael Ryan, 14, who was last seen in Landsborough on August 7.

"Our thoughts go out to Michael’s family and friends as well as everyone involved in the search during this difficult time," Queensland Police said in a statement.

The search had been focusing near where the teenager's bike was found on Saturday in bushland near the small town of Mooloolah Valley.

The missing teen was found in dense bushland in Dularcha National Park. Source: Google Street View

The bike was found close to the spot where his mobile phone last recorded a signal around the time he vanished.

Police will now be preparing a report for the coroner.

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