BODY FOUND: Police have blocked off Crestbrook Ave in Morayfield where a body has reportedly been discovered.
BODY FOUND: Police have blocked off Crestbrook Ave in Morayfield where a body has reportedly been discovered. Rachel Lang

Reports body found in drum in Morayfield

UPDATE: 3.09PM

A Queensland Police spokesperson said they discovered the body after calls to report of a fire in the backyard.

"We were advised about a fire that was burning in the backyard at a quarter past one this afternoon," the spokesperson said.

"Upon arrival we were able to declare a man deceased.

Initial enquires indicate the death is non-suspicious."

If you are seeking support and information about suicide prevention can contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.

UPDATE - 2.36PM

Queensland Police have officially confirmed a man has died in Morayfield but are not treating the death as suspicious.

2.23PM:

POLICE are responding to an incident on Crestbrook Dve in Morayfield, where reportedly a body has been discovered.

Channel 7 Queensland is reporting that a man's body has been found in a drum.

A police spokesperson confirmed that they were responding to an incident at the Morayfield residence, but details so far are scarce.

More to come.


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