A body has been found deceased in a carpark at the Sunshine Plaza Shopping Centre this morning.
A body has been found deceased in a carpark at the Sunshine Plaza Shopping Centre this morning.

Police prepare coroner's report after body found in Plaza

UPDATE 12.30pm: Sunshine Coast police are preparing a report to the coroner after the discovery of a dead body in a major Sunshine Coast shopping centre this morning. 

The man's body was found in the Sunshine Plaza's Kmart carpark complex earlier today. 

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said the death was "non-suspicious" but could not disclose further information. 

The man is understood to be in his 50s. 

The floors of the carpark where the body was found remain closed, but other levels can still be accessed. 

INITIAL: A body has been found deceased in a carpark at Sunshine Plaza shopping centre this morning.

Queensland Police Service and ambulance officers are on scene at Horton Parade where the body was found at 8.20am.

Early reports indicate a 50-year-old male was discovered in the Kmart carpark.

Authorities have confirmed the body was found, however, it is too early for more information.

The body has been found on the level 3 carpark - which has been blocked off to public. 

Plaza centre manager Michael Manwaring said levels 3 and 4 would remain closed until further notice. 

"Sunshine Plaza is aware of the incident that occurred in the Shopping Centre car park," he said via statement.

"We can confirm that security and police attended the scene immediately.

"The incident has been handed over to the local authorities and we are assisting them with their investigation.

"We ask that any further questions be directed to them. Safety of all workers and visitors remains our number one priority."

More to come as it happens.

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