Monday 24 January 2011

Death toll 35 from Queensland floods

The death toll in south-east Queensland since January 10 has today risen to 22.

This follows the discovery of human remains at Murphy’s Creek on Saturday evening and Lowood yesterday. Detectives and forensic specialists are currently investigating on behalf of the Coroner. The thorough search for people missing from the Lockyer Valley is ongoing.

To date 35 people have died as a result of flood-related incidents that have occurred in Queensland since November 30, 2010.

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