Police update 2: Homicide investigation at Hamilton

As investigations continue in relation to a body located at Hamilton yesterday afternoon, an image has been released of 30-year-old Qiong YAN, as detectives ask for anyone with information to come forward.

The post mortem has established that the body is that of a female of Asian ethnicity.

Positive, legal confirmation of the identity of the female may be days or weeks away, however, distinctive jewellery located on the body has been positively identified by the family as belonging to 30-year-old Qiong YAN, a Chinese national.

Police have spoken to Ms Yan’s mother today.

Ms Yan was reported to New South Wales police as a missing person on April 12.

Operation Tango Mahogany has commenced in relation to this investigation and involves detectives from South Brisbane District, the Homicide Investigation Unit, intel specialists and forensic and scenes of crimes officers.

The unit in Parkside Court, Hamilton remains a crime scene.

There is no further information available at this time.

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