Tragic end in search for missing Brisbane father of two

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The search for a Brisbane father of two missing for five days has come to a tragic end.

Daniel Muller was last seen around 5pm last Thursday when he left the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital in Herston.

On Tuesday evening, Queensland police said they had located a body believed to be the 33-year-old man. 

Mr Muller is seen with his wife and children. Source: Queensland Police
Mr Muller and his wife have a three-year-old daughter and six-month-old baby. Source: Queensland Police

"His death is not being considered suspicious. A report will now be prepared for the Coroner," police said, thanking the media and community for their help in the search. 

Earlier this week, officers pleaded with people to come forward with any information of Mr Muller's whereabouts.

Police and SES crews have spent the past few days searching the hospital grounds, Bowen Park, Downey Park, Rasey Park and Victoria Park. Water police also searched Enoggera Creek.

(Left) a CCTV screenshot of Daniel Muller,wearing a cap, black shorts and a black polo. Right: Side photo of Daniel Muller, with short black hair and a beard.
Daniel Muller was last seen around 5pm on Thursday when he left the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital in Herston. Source: AAP Image/Supplied by QLD Police

Officers said they held concerns for Mr Muller's welfare due to his medical conditions, but said he was no threat to the community.

Mr Muller's wife, Naomi Chapman, who joined police for a media conference on Monday, said his disappearance was out of character.

"If you're out there Dan, please come home. Your babies are missing you," she said, referring to their three-year-old daughter and six-month-old baby.

“We really need you at home.

“Our three-year-old is asking where Daddy is.”

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