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Body Found In Car In Gladstone

UPDATE | Detectives investigating the sudden death of a man in Gladstone earlier this month are continuing to appeal for information from the public.

An 18-year-old man found dead in a car on Brendonna Road at Burua on April 3.

To date, police have received a large amount of assistance from the public, but detectives are continuing to appeal to anyone who has any information to contact them.

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In particular, investigators are appealing for any motorists who have dash-cam footage of a white Suburu SUV bearing Queensland registration 164 XQK, and in particular anyone who witnessed the vehicle travelling on the Bruce Highway or Brendonna Road.

Investigations are still continuing to identify a cause of death.

EARLIER | It is being reported that the teenager found dead in a car in the Gladstone region, was from Rockhampton.  

Seven News is reporting that he is former Emmaus College student, David Pham.  Police are yet to confirm the identity of the victim.  

Detective Senior Sergeant Tony Andersen from Gladstone Police issued a call for witnesses to come forward on Thursday.

He told media a member of the public raised the alarm and Police went to the location on Brendonna Road, Burua around 3:30PM on Wednesday.

"She saw the vehicle parked there and it was in an unusual position," he said.

"Police attended a short time later and located the deceased person.

Police said it appears he had only been in the car that day.  

A crime scene has been set up and Police have confirmed they have spoken to the deceased man's family.  

Investigators want to hear from anyone who has dash-cam footage of a white Suburu SUV with Queensland registration 164 XQK, and in particular anyone who witnessed the vehicle travelling on the Bruce Highway or Brendonna Road on Tuesday or Wednesday to get in touch.

Phone Policelink on 131 444.

EARLIER | Detectives are investigating the discovery of a body in a car in Gladstone.

Officers were called to Brendonna Road, Berua around 3.30PM on Wednesday following the discovery of a suspect vehicle parked in the street.

The body of an 18-year-old Koongal man was found inside the car.

A crime scene was established, and investigations are underway to establish the cause of death.

Investigators are appealing to any motorists who have dash-cam footage of a white Suburu SUV bearing Queensland registration 164 XQK, and in particular anyone who witnessed the vehicle travelling on the Bruce Highway or Brendonna Road on Tuesday or yesterday to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP1900663184