Clothes, a walking stick and what's believed to be human remains have been found beside an isolated Port Douglas creek near where a 79-year-old grandmother went missing..
One fellow resident of Cameron's care facility told ABC she had seen the missing woman walking towards an administration building around 4pm on Tuesday (10 October).
Far North police Acting Insp Ed Lukin said clothing and a walking stick with her name on it, along with the remains were discovered during a search of the small creek this morning.
Anne Cameron, 79, was reported missing from a nursing home near the Queensland town of Port Douglas on Tuesday.
Forensic testing is being carried out on the remains to determine if they are human.
Police say they will continue to search in hopes that she may still be alive, but hold grave concerns.
"I do believe she suffers from dementia, it has happened previously with her and she has sought the assistance of members of the public to be returned back to Ozcare", he said.Читайте также: Tesla recalling 11000 Model X SUVs for seat issue
"The teams are persevering, they understand what we need to try and achieve and basically try and assist police to get some information about the situation".
He said Department of Environment and Heritage Protection officers would patrol the area tonight "in the event that there has been a croc involved in this missing person".
NSW woman Cindy Waldron, 46, was dragged underwater during a late-night swim with a friend, who tried in vain to save her, at Thornton Beach in Queensland's Daintree National Park.
A number of traps are available in the area, but not likely not to be deployed until Friday.
He said reports the woman's clothes had been folded were "inaccurate".
"She didn't appear to be anxious about anything", she said.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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