On Friday evening, a woman’s body was found in Kew East and police are investigating whether it is linked to the reported disappearance of Bridget Flack.
The body was found in bushland at Willsmere Chandler Park, Kew East at 5.05pm on Friday.
“While the body is yet to be formally identified, police are investigating if it is linked to the reported disappearance of missing woman Bridget Flack,” Victoria Police said in a statement.
“The exact circumstances regarding the woman’s death are yet to be determined and the investigation remains ongoing.”
Flack was last seen in Lygon St in Carlton at approximately 10.30am on November 30, where she told friends she was going for a walk at Yarra Bend Park, but failed to return home.
Following her disappearance, her friends and family have set up the Facebook group ‘Have You Seen Bridget?’ to help with the search.
Over 2,000 people have joined the group to share information, print and distribute flyers, as well as organising search parties in the local area.
Victoria Police issued the following description of Bridget to help with the search:
“Bridget is Caucasian, about 170cm tall, with a thin build and shoulder-length brown hair.”
“She is likely travelling on foot or via public transport and is known to frequent the Yarra Bend Park and Merri Creek walking trails as well as the northern suburbs and the Ballarat area.”
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