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Teen Missing From Landsborough Found Dead

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UPDATE | A body, believed to be that of missing 14-year-old teenage boy Michael Ryan, has been located during a search on Wednesday.

He was found in Dularcha National Park in dense bushland.

Formal identification is yet to be finalised.

Police said "Our thoughts go out to Michael’s family and friends as well as everyone involved in the search during this difficult time". 

Police will now be preparing a report for the Coroner.

EARLIER | Sunshine Coast police with the assistance of SES volunteers continue to search for 14-year-old Michael Ryan who was last seen in the Landsborough area on Wednesday, August 7.

Police conducted several aerial searches over the past week prior to the bike being located on Saturday.

Further aerial searches were conducted over the weekend after the bike was located as a point of origin was established for ground search crews.

Police are still seeking any information from the public which could help to locate Michael.

A Forward Command Post has been set up near the Dularcha National Park, Tunnel Road.

Police are not in a position to provide any further updates to the media at this stage due to operational requirements.

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EARLIER | Sunshine Coast police continue to search for 14-year-old Michael Ryan who was last seen in the Landsborough area on Wednesday, August 7.

They have released an image of where Michael’s phone was last pinged two weeks ago.

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EARLIER | Sunshine Coast Police have issued a fresh appeal for help to find a 14-year-old, missing from Landsborough since Wednesday August 7.  

Michael Ryan was last seen around 8:00AM in Beerwah Street on that day.

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He was last seen in possession of a black and yellow pushbike and was wearing a black jacket and black wool beanie.

He is described as Caucasian, approximately 170cms tall with a slim build and short brown hair.

Preliminary investigations reveal that Michael was believed to be in the Landsborough, Beerwah, Beerburrum, Caloundra or the Little Mountain areas.

To date inquiries and searches of the local area by police have failed to locate Michael.

Aerial searches over bushland have also been conducted and were unsuccessful.

Sunshine Coast police are appealing for anyone who may have information on his whereabouts to come forward and contact police.

Police are also appealing for anyone who may have found a yellow and black bicycle in the past 10 day to contact police.

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