CONFIRMED: Human remains found in submerged car
10.45am: HUMAN remains have been found inside a submerged car found by police at Toolooa Bends Boat Ramp last night.
Water police located the car in about eight to nine meters of water yesterday afternoon just off Gladstone-Benaraby Rd.
Detective Inspector Darrin Shadlow said a forensic examination on the body will begin today to determine if it is that of missing Gladstone man, Leslie Shulze, 69.
6.30am: QUEENSLAND Police have issued a media alert in regards to the 69-year-old missing man from Gladstone.
Last night police retrieved a car that was fully submerged underwater at the Toolooa Bends Boat Ramp off Gladstone-Benaraby Rd.
At least four police cars and a police trailer were at the scene and worked for hours to remove the vehicle from the water.
A police media spokesman confirmed last night that forensic testing will be carried out on the vehicle to determine where it is from.
The make and colour of the discovered car has not been released.
Police will be holding a press conference in regards to the events at 11am at Gladstone Police Station today.
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Detective Inspector Darrin Shadlow will be there to speak with media and answer questions relating to the found car and its possible connection to Leslie Shulze, who has been missing since June 19.
Mr Shulze's silver Toyota Camry was last seen on the same day, driving in the vicinity of Kirkwood Rd.