Crime scene established as woman found dead

UPDATE: 8:50AM: A crime scene has been established at the Petrie Creek Bridge, nearby the Nambour RSL carpark.

A white sheet can be seen over what appears to be the woman's body, and a marquee set up above it.

Detectives and forensics teams in blue scrubs and face masks are on scene.

Police are diverting traffic from the stretch of coronation Ave where the crime scene has been established.
Police are diverting traffic from the stretch of coronation Ave where the crime scene has been established.

Police are diverting traffic from the stretch of Coronation Ave where the crime scene has been established.

Nearby businesses in the former Coles centre are open, and staff said while police had talked to them they would not comment.

The carpark underneath has been taped off.

Reporter Amber Hooker was on scene about 9am and said there was a strong police presence including uniformed forensics, detectives and plain and marked vehicles.

She said Saturday morning traffic was starting to pick up but "flowing" well thanks to police diversions.
 

INITIAL: A crime scene has been established in Nambour after a woman was found dead in the early hours of Saturday.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said police were called to the location, nearby the Nambour RSL, about 1.30am.

He said the RSL was not related to the incident.

Police officers and forensics remain on scene.

Members of the public have reported police have blocked nearby roads.

Queensland Police Service is expected to provide more information later on Saturday.


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