HUMAN remains have been found in bushland at Hervey Range, near Townsville.
A person hunting in the area found the skeletal remains near Herveys Range Road about 4.30pm yesterday.
Police have established a crime scene in the area, which was guarded overnight.
Detectives and scientific officers remain at the scene as they continue investigations.
A Queensland Police spokesman said the remains were today undergoing forensic testing to ascertain the identity of the deceased.