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1. Two-year old girl found dead in family home.
Victorian Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a two-year old girl in Mildura yesterday.
The Herald Sun reports that initially police said the little girl had gone missing from the home at around 3.15pm but that at 5.30pm they discovered her body at the property.
Victoria Police spokeswoman Melissa Seach said “Police were called to an address in Oram Ct about 3.15pm following a report of a missing toddler.”
“Police immediately searched the area and the child was found deceased at the Oram Ct residence just after 5.30pm.
“The circumstances surrounding the girl’s death are being investigated and Homicide Squad detectives have been notified.”
The area is now taped off as police – and the homicide squad – investigate the circumstances of her death.
2. Toddler missing south of Cairns.
QLD Police are searching for a toddler who went missing yesterday south of Cairns.
The three-year-old boy was playing with other children near the Innisfail Wharf and was last seen between 3.30pm and 4pm.
Police say he hasn’t been seen since and they hold concerns for his welfare.
The boy was last seen wearing a green shirt with yellow buttons that had a monster truck logo on the front and green and white board shorts.
Initial investigations suggest that there is no suspicious circumstances surrounding the boy’s disappearance at this time, but anyone that may have seen the boy is being urged to contact police immediately.
Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000
3. Jayde Kendall’s bank account accessed on afternoon she went missing.
Police have revealed that the bank account of missing QLD teen, Jayde Kendall was accessed twice within two minutes on the afternoon she went missing.
The 16-year old has now been missing for 12 days in what police say are suspicious circumstances.
Police have made an appeal for anyone who saw a red 2003 Toyota Corolla hatchback around that time to contact Crime Stoppers.
The car, driven by a 18-year old man was seen picking Jayde up from Lockyer District High School that afternoon.
Crimestoppers: 1800 333 000.
4. Floods force evacuations on NSW south coast.
Hundreds of residents on the NSW south coast have been evacuated as homes flooded overnight.
Over 300 people were moved to evacuation centres overnight at Sussex Inlet and St George’s Basin where they took refuge at the local bowling club.
“Conditions will be dangerous, SES spokesman Phil Campbell said.
Minnamurra Primary School, which has 430 students, was closed yesterday as a precautionary measure and students were evacuated as a nearby dam threatened to burst.