Missing Queensland woman found dead after single car crash


Tragic end in search for missing woman, 26, who was on a road trip as her body is found in an old Toyota Prado two days after she was meant to arrive at her destination

  • Missing 26-year-old woman found dead after single car crash in Queensland 
  • Krissie-Lee Sheridan found dead inside 1995 Toyota at Gin Gin on Friday
  • Ms Sheridan was driving from Hervey Bay to Blackwater when she disappeared 


A 26-year-old woman who was reported missing has been found dead following a single car crash.

Krissie-Lee Sheridan was found inside her white 1995 Toyota Prado at Gin Gin, in the Bundaberg region in Queensland, on Friday afternoon.

Police found Ms Sheridan dead after she was involved in a single car crash. 

Ms Sheridan had been driving from Hervey Bay to Blackwater when she did not arrive at her destination on Wednesday.

Krissie-Lee Sheridan was found inside her white 1995 Toyota Prado at Gin Gin, in the Bundaberg region in Queensland, on Friday afternoon

Her mother Shanyn Pederson had taken to Facebook to urge the public for help to find her missing daughter

Her mother Shanyn Pederson had taken to Facebook to urge the public for help to find her missing daughter

She was reported missing on Thursday before police found her body the following day.

Her mother Shanyn Pederson had taken to Facebook to urge the public for help to find her missing daughter.

‘How can you sleep when your baby is missing,’ she wrote in one post.  

Ms Pederson described her daughter’s sudden disappearance as out of character in another post.

‘She has not touched her email, Facebook or bank accounts since the 8th,’ she wrote.

‘This is very out of character. We are extremely concerned.

‘Everyone in Gin Gin please report anything suspicious as this is the last place that has footage.’

Ms Sheridan was reported missing after she did not arrive at Blackwater in her white Toyota on Wednesday

Ms Sheridan was reported missing after she did not arrive at Blackwater in her white Toyota on Wednesday

Ms Pederson described her daughter's sudden disappearance as out of character in another post

Ms Pederson described her daughter’s sudden disappearance as out of character in another post

Ms Pederson uploaded photos of her missing daughter including one that showed the pair smiling happily together as they posed for the camera. 

Distraught residents have shared their condolences on the social media posts.

‘So deeply sorry..send lots of love,’ one person wrote.

Another person wrote: ‘My condolences to her family and friends. RIP Krissie.’

Police will prepare a report for the coroner. 

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