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They’re just a Teenage Fanclub, baby

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Missing person, Gold Coast

Police are seeking public assistance to locate a 39-year-old woman missing from the Gold Coast.

Tweed-Byron police are yet to confirm the identity of the person whose skeletal remains were found in bush north of Pottsville last Thursday afternoon.

A bushwalker came across the remains, as well as some remnants of clothing, in an area between the beach and Tweed Coast Road.

A police spokesman said they believed they knew the identity of the person and were not treating the death as suspicious, but family members had to be officially notified.

The spokesman said they hoped to be able to confirm the identity soon.

 


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