The dead body of a missing teenager, Tea Wright-Finger has been found six weeks after her distressing video went viral all over the internet. Right after sharing the video, she disappeared without a trace. But, where had she disappeared?
Scroll down to learn more about the incident in detail, what happened to her, how she died, and a lot more about her.
Have a Glance at This Case
- Tea Wright-Finger shared a bloodied face TikTok video on October 4.
- One of her friends dropped her off in a blue Toyota Prado near Richmond 500km west of Townsville, Queensland on October 16.
- Queensland police a search team to locate Tea Wright and got the first hint on the case when they found her mobile phone on October 18 near the Flinders River.
- They began searching on both land and air on October 22.
- The Queensland police released CCTV footage of Tea Wright-Finger on November 16.
- They get to come closer to this case when a mustering helicopter spotted a Toyota Prado in the Woodland area on November 30.
- On 1st December, (SES) search team found her body in a remote area of bushland around 600 meters from the vehicle.
What Happened to Tea Wright-Finger?
Tea Wright-Finger was a 19-year-old girl from Richmond, Queensland. Her body went missing in a Woodland on October 16, two days after she shared a disturbing video on her official TikTok account. According to Richmond Police, Tea Wright was dropped off by one of her friends on a Toyota Prado near Richmond, 500km west of Townsville, Queensland.
Queensland Police have done everything in a search of Tea Wright. Authorities planned a huge search operation for about nine days, but she could not be located. Eventually, early morning on Thursday, a helicopter found a stolen blue Toyota Prado linked to her disappearance. A few hours later, they tragically found her body in remote bushland around 600 meters from the vehicle.
How Did Tea Wright-Finger Died?
The Queensland Police found the dead body of Tea Wright-Finger, nineteen-year-old, TikToker after disappearing for around two months. They located her in a remote area of Queensland bushland near where she disappeared almost six weeks ago.
The officials released a statement saying, the death was not being treated as suspicious and a report would be prepared for the coroner.
SES (State Emergency Service) head, Gordon Graham who was also an area controller and searched for Ms. Wright-Finger since October. He also said something about this tragic incident,
Gordon Graham said we did our best to discover her body but it was a low resolution.
“Hell, yeah! It wasn’t a positive outcome but I think it’s a closure for Miss Tea & her family and also for the members that were out there for a long period, assisting in the search,” Mr. Graham said.
He said SES volunteers from Townsville, Charters Towers, and Mount Isa had traveled back to Richmond at the request of the police to recommence their search for Ms. Wright-Finger following the discovery of the missing four-wheel drive.
Queensland Police also showed sympathy towards her family, “Police have spoken to Tea’s family, and we extend our deep condolences to her family and loved ones.”
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