The body spotted by locals in Brunswick River, in the mangroves between Mullumbimby and Brunswick Heads, on November 29, 2017 has been identified by police as Carley Metcalfe.
Carley was reported missing to Lismore police on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 with police investigations suggesting she was last seen in Mullumbimby.
Police have said her family have been advised.
The ‘Cause of death is unknown at this point and will be a matter for the Coroner to determine,’ said Detective Chief Inspector, Brendon Cullen from the Tweed Byron Local Area Command.
‘We are still very interested to hear from anyone that may have seen or heard from Ms Metcalfe in the days and weeks leading to the discovery of her body.’
The body was identified by dental records.
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