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Simone Rothe was last seen on July 11 with a shopping bag at a house in Brisbane on Westmoreland Boulevard

Body is found in a dry river bed as a search for a woman, 44, who has been missing for almost three weeks and ends in a tragedy

  • A body was found while searching for a woman who was missing
  • Simone Rothe, 44, was last seen in a house in Brisbane on Westmoreland Boulevard
  • Friends and family have not heard from her since she was last seen on July 11
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A body was found after an extensive search for a woman who went missing for almost three weeks.

Authorities found the body Monday in a dry stream bed in Slacks Creek, south of Brisbane, looking for 44-year-old Simone Rothe.

Rothe was last seen on July 11 with a shopping bag at a house in Brisbane on Westmoreland Boulevard.

Simone Rothe was last seen on July 11 with a shopping bag at a house in Brisbane on Westmoreland Boulevard

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Simone Rothe was last seen on July 11 with a shopping bag at a house in Brisbane on Westmoreland Boulevard

Friends and family had not heard from her since her disappearance.

"Indications at this point are that it's probably the missing person, but we won't know until a post-mortem is performed," said Logan District Detective Inspector Tod Reid.

A crime scene has been set up near where the body was found and investigations are ongoing.

Inspector Reid said at this stage that it is not clear how the woman died.

The police have insisted that anyone with information or who has seen the missing woman or something in the park contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000

A crime scene has been set up near where the body was found and investigations are ongoing

A crime scene has been set up near where the body was found and investigations are ongoing

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A crime scene has been set up near where the body was found and investigations are ongoing

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