Human remains found on property
HUMAN remains have been found on a property in far north Queensland.
The remains were found on January 31 at Hope Vale, near Cooktown.
Search crews were called to a property on Beach Rd today, after a 77-year-old man had been reported missing in December.
The search uncovered partial human remains and a crime scene was declared at 9.10am.
The cause of death is unknown, however not believed to be suspicious.
Police will prepare a report for the coroner pending further forensic examination of the remains.
Investigations are continuing.