The ‘mummified’ physique of a 69-year-old man may have lain in his Gold Coast house for greater than a yr earlier than being found by police.
The physique of Tomislav Nemes was discovered at his house on Edinburgh Rd in Benowa by Queensland law enforcement officials after a member of the family requested a welfare examine on April 17.
It is obvious that the relative lived on the freeway and traveled to Benowa to see Mr. Nemes, however was met by his stepson on the property, the ABC experiences.
Police sources claimed the stepson wouldn’t let the relative in and claimed Mr Nemes was in hospital.
The physique of Tomislav Nemes (above) was discovered on April 17 at his house on Edinburgh Rd in Benowa.
A relative of Mr Nemes requested that police conduct a welfare examine at his house (above) after he was reportedly denied entry by his stepson on April 17
The member of the family reportedly contacted emergency companies after calling a number of hospitals in an try to seek out Mr Nemes.
Acting Inspector Mark Procter advised reporters on Tuesday that the member of the family determined to go to Mr Nemes after not listening to from him for a very long time.
“They had lost contact with Mr. Nemes over the years, but they found it unusual that they had not been in contact at all for a long period of time,” he mentioned.
Gold Coast murder detectives shared pictures of Mr Nemes on Tuesday after revealing his physique could have been within the house for greater than 12 months.
“While scientific inquiries continue to determine his cause of death, it is being treated as suspicious,” Queensland Police mentioned in a press release.
Police described Mr Nemes’ physique as ‘mummified’ however didn’t word any seen accidents.
No one has been charged in reference to the incident.
Mr Nemes was from the Australian Capital Territory and moved to Queensland in 2018.
Anyone who has had contact with Mr Nemes (above) or visited his house in recent times is urged to contact police
It is known that he lived within the property along with his 70-year-old spouse and 48-year-old stepson, who not often left the home and used supply companies for groceries.
Insp. Procter mentioned Mr. Nemes’ spouse and stepson lived in the home whereas his physique was inside, however he didn’t affirm whether or not they knew he was lifeless.
Against the law scene has been declared at Benowa’s house and the investigation continues as a part of Operation Victor Countryside.
Police have appealed to anybody who has had contact with Nemes or visited his house in recent times to return ahead.