Thursday, March 28, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Shocking Update: Body Of Scott Billingham Found

In a devastating news update, police have confirmed the body of a man reportedly found at McCreadys Creek around 9.30am on March 21, was that of missing 38-year-old Mackay man, Scott Billingham.

In earlier reports, Mackay detectives were on the search for Mr Billingham after he reportedly went missing on Friday, March 8 around 4pm.

Scott was last seen at an address on Andergrove Road, Andergrove and had not been in contact with friends or family since.

Major concerns were raised for his welfare due to a medical condition he endued along with the length of time he’d been missing, which was said to be out of his character.

Throughout the investigation, Mackay detectives tirelessly pursued leads and appealed to the public for assistance in an attempt to locate him.

On Wednesday, March 20, Mackay Detective Senior Sergeant Chris Eaton appealed to members asking for any information from the public that could assist with the investigation.

“Police are seeking information from members of the public who may have seen Scott in the Andergrove area at approximately 5:10pm On Friday, the 8th of March.

“On the following day, Saturday the 9th, a male person was seen bathing or swimming in the McCreadys Creek area,” said the report.

Police investigations are still ongoing and as such anyone with any further information is urged to contact police immediately.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

In the wake of this devastating news, the community mourns the loss of Scott Billingham.

Our condolences go out to his family and loved ones during this heart-wrenching time.

Scott Billingham was missing for over 10 days before his body was sadly found last week. Photo supplied

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