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Human remains found in Melbourne’s south-east believed to be 26-year-old missing man

Human remains found in Melbourne’s south-east on Wednesday are believed to be those of a 26-year-old Oakleigh South man who went missing last month, according to Victoria Police.

Detectives from the missing persons squad discovered the body in a semi-rural area near Nixon Road at Lysterfield about 1.30 pm on Wednesday.

Remains of a 26-year-old man were found on Wednesday.

Remains of a 26-year-old man were found on Wednesday.Credit:Nine News Melbourne

Police revealed on Thursday evening they believe the body was of a man who was last seen on May 11 and had been reported as missing, but they were yet to formally identify him. The man’s death is being treated as suspicious.

Detectives from the Missing Persons Squad were investigating after a body was located in Lysterfield yesterday.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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