Police update: Suspicious death at Cairns

Detectives investigating the disappearance of 52-year-old Brisbane man Anthony Brady have launched a major investigation following the discovery of a man’s body in a Cairns hotel yesterday.

While the man’s body located at the Sheridan Street apartment around 4pm is yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be that of Mr Brady.

Police are treating the death as suspicious and detectives from State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad travelled to Cairns overnight to assist with the investigation.

Investigators have released the image of a 32-year-old woman who may be able to assist with the investigation.

Detectives believe the woman was the last person to see Mr Brady alive and could hold important information regarding Mr Brady’s movements leading up to his death.

Mr Brady travelled to Cairns on Monday and was reported missing after failing to return to Brisbane on Thursday as planned.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the 32-year-old woman or information about the matter is urged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day or call 1800 333 000.

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