This article is from the source 'bbc' and was first published or seen on . The next check for changes will be

You can find the current article at its original source at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-41590621

The article has changed 2 times. There is an RSS feed of changes available.

Version 0 Version 1
Crocodile attack suspected in search for Australian woman Crocodile attack suspected in search for Australian woman
(about 1 hour later)
Police searching for a missing woman in Australia say she is likely to have been killed by a crocodile.Police searching for a missing woman in Australia say she is likely to have been killed by a crocodile.
Anne Cameron, 79, was reported missing from a nursing home near the Queensland town of Port Douglas on Tuesday.Anne Cameron, 79, was reported missing from a nursing home near the Queensland town of Port Douglas on Tuesday.
Clothes and a walking stick bearing the name of Ms Cameron, who suffers from dementia, were found next to a creek.Clothes and a walking stick bearing the name of Ms Cameron, who suffers from dementia, were found next to a creek.
On Friday, police said remains found nearby had been confirmed as human and they were "highly likely" to belong to Ms Cameron.On Friday, police said remains found nearby had been confirmed as human and they were "highly likely" to belong to Ms Cameron.
"We strongly suspect now that there has been involvement of a crocodile attack," Acting Inspector Ed Lukin said."We strongly suspect now that there has been involvement of a crocodile attack," Acting Inspector Ed Lukin said.
"There will be forensic tests done on those remains, but I will stress that there are no other missing persons in the Port Douglas area.""There will be forensic tests done on those remains, but I will stress that there are no other missing persons in the Port Douglas area."
Police suspect that Ms Cameron was attacked after walking into bushland about 2km (1.2 miles) from the nursing home.Police suspect that Ms Cameron was attacked after walking into bushland about 2km (1.2 miles) from the nursing home.
She had moved to the nursing home recently to be closer to relatives, local media said.She had moved to the nursing home recently to be closer to relatives, local media said.
Wildlife officers will set crocodile traps in the area where the remains were found.Wildlife officers will set crocodile traps in the area where the remains were found.
Crocodile attacks have claimed nine lives in Queensland since 1985, including a spear fisherman in March.Crocodile attacks have claimed nine lives in Queensland since 1985, including a spear fisherman in March.
Get news from the BBC in your inbox, each weekday morning