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Qld GREGORY OSBORN (US tourist)-Missing from MtCoolum,Sunshine Coast,23rdSep2016-Age66yrs*Found deceased

Discussion in 'Australia: Located/Resolved' started by MarlyWings, Sep 24, 2016.

  1. MarlyWings

    MarlyWings Retired Staff

    Night-time mountain search for missing US tourist Gregory Osborn

    September 24 2016 - 7:12PM

    Police and emergency workers are still searching Mt Coolum on the Sunshine Coast on Saturday night using a helicopter with heat sensitive equipment for a missing 66-year-old American tourist.

    Mt Coolum police believe Gregory Osborn may have fallen and be lying injured on Mt Coolum after walking to the top of the 208-metre high local highspot.

    Mr Osborn was last seen on top of Mt Coolum around 10am and previously at Marcoola on Friday and his partner contacted police after her husband did not return.

    About 30 State Emergency Services workers moved their search from the beach at Marcoola to Mt Coolum yesterday after confirmation he had been seen at the summit of the popular tourist attraction.

    "Many parts of the mountain are dense bushland and a helicopter with thermal imaging will conduct additional searches tonight," a police spokesman said.

    The ground search will begin on Sunday morning

    Mr Osborn had been seen at a hotel at Marcoola and on David Low Way around 8am on Friday.

    He is described as Caucasian, 160cm tall, proportionate build with brown hair and speaks with an American accent.

    He was last seen wearing a green hooded jacket, grey three-quarter length sweat pants, 'croc' shoes and carrying a bag.


    American man Gregory Osborn is missing in the Mt Coolum area. Photo: Breeze.KatrinaL[CCC]

    Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is urged to contact local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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  2. MarlyWings

    MarlyWings Retired Staff

    Mt Coolum with Coolum Beach in foreground. It's not a massive mountain but does have a lot of dense bush surrounding it. This mountain is in a way similar to Uluru in centre of Oz.

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  3. MarlyWings

    MarlyWings Retired Staff

    UPDATE 10am: A BODY believed to be that of missing American tourist Gregory Osborn was found on Mount Coolum about 8.15am on Sunday.

    The 66-year-old man went missing on Thursday after leaving his hotel on David Low Way to go for a walk.

    Police and SES volunteers made a large-scale search for him throughout the weekend after a call to Crime Stoppers showed he had last been seen at the top of Mount Coolum.


    Body found after night-time mountain search for missing US tourist

    September 25 2016 - 2:17PM

    Police have found what they believe to be the body of missing US tourist Gregory Osborn at Mount Coolum on Sunday morning.

    After searching through the night with a helicopter carrying heat-sensitive equipment, police and State Emergency Services workers located the body shortly after 8.15am on the Sunshine Coast.

    The body was found at the base of southern face of Mt Coolum and police believe the 66-year-old may have fallen after walking to the top of the 208-metre summit.

    Mr Osborn was last seen on top of Mt Coolum around 10am on Saturday and his partner had contacted police and reported him missing.

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  4. MarlyWings

    MarlyWings Retired Staff

    Earlier tonight it was confirmed on radio the body located was Gregory. The news mentioned police believe he slipped and fell to his death.

    I thought he most likely could have fallen somewhere on that mountain but that he'd be found alive today.

    Gregory and his wife were on their first trip to Oz. So sad their trip ended in such a terrible way.
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    Kimster Director Staff Member

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  6. TripleA

    TripleA Zoo Keeper

    Can you fix the date in the title please.

    RIP Gregory.
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