Police have launched a murder investigation after the discovery of an eight-year-old girl's body in Bundaberg in south-east Queensland. The girl was reported missing by her father about 5.45am (AEST) after a suspected break-and-enter last night at the family home in Walker Street. Detective Superintendent Maurice Carless says the girl's body was found in a pipe that ran off a storm drain near the house. "We're certainly treating it as a murder," he told a media conference at Bundaberg police station. more here http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/02/22/2826538.htm ============================= UPDATE 5.13pm: THE body of a young girl abducted from a home in the Queensland city of Bundaberg has been found in a nearby drain. The eight-year-old disappeared from her home on Sunday night or early Monday morning following a break-and-enter. She was reported missing by her father around 5.44am and her body was found a short time later in a pipe that ran off a storm drain, police said. Det-Supt Maurice Carless said police were treating the death as a murder. Asked whether the child's parents had put her to bed last night and woke this morning to discover "this horrendous thing has happened", Det- Supt Carless said: "That seems to be the case". Det-Supt Carless said the body remained at the scene as scientific and forensic officers examined the area. It had not been formally identified. more here http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/dr...aberg-queensland/story-e6frf7jo-1225833033457 How horrific - to go to bed & wake up to find a child missing...and then her body found later in a storm drain Prayers for the family & for LE to be led to the monster that took her.