Mystery as man's body 'with no obvious injuries' found by Queensland bushwalkers

·News Reporter
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Police are investigating the mysterious death of a man whose body was found by bushwalkers near a Queensland beach on Thursday.

The 49-year-old man, believed to be a Sunshine Coast local, appeared to have "no obvious signs of injury" with his cause of death unknown.

Police were called to bushland near the Twin Waters boat ramp, Nojoor Road at around 5.40pm on Thursday, Queensland Police said in a statement.

Beach near Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Bushwalkers stumbled upon the man's body near a Sunshine Coast beach in Queensland Source: QLD Police

As part of their investigation, Sunshine Coast police are appealing for information as they try and establish the man’s movements leading up to his death.

Anyone who visited the location on Thursday afternoon between 8am and 5.40pm has been asked to come forward.

"Police would also like to speak to anyone who saw the man or his vehicle, a 2012 silver Hyundai Accent, parked in the boat ramp car park on Nojoor Road," police said.

The man was wearing black clothing when he died including a black rain jacket.

He's described as having a fair complexion, approximately 170cm tall with a proportionate build and brown hair.

Anyone with information, or relevant home CCTV or dashcam footage, is urged to contact police.

Police were called to Twin Waters boat ramp on Najoor Road where the body was found. Source: Google Maps via QLD Police
Police were called to Twin Waters boat ramp on Najoor Road where the body was found. Source: Google Maps via QLD Police

Help to solve mysterious death of Queensland girl

Earlier this month, police asked for help after the sudden death of a 12-year-old girl at her Gold Coast home.

Tiffani Scholten was found unresponsive at her home in Coomera in April with police desperate to "fill the gaps."

Tiffani suffered from a number of health conditions which according to The Courier Mail included the rare genetic neurological and developmental disorder, Rett syndrome.

However in the early stages of the investigation police found no obvious cause of death.

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