Townsville woman found dead in flood waters near Mount Isa

February 16, 2024 10:22 am in by

The body of a 28-year-old Townsville woman has been found inside a vehicle submerged in floodwaters near Mount Isa.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Duchess, at around 1.15pm yesterday.

A white Toyota Hilux was located partially submerged in the flooded Malbon River, near Cloncurry Duchess Road.

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The driver of the vehicle, a 28-year-old Townsville woman, was located inside and was declared deceased.

Investigations into the circumstances of the woman’s death are ongoing.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen the white Toyota Hilux travelling in the area within the past few days to come forward.