Police will prepare a report for the Coroner following the discovery of a man’s body at Ocean Shores.

About 8am today (Thursday 28 January 2010), a co-ordinated search utilising a specialised police dog commenced in bushland.

About 12.55pm, human remains and a number of personal items were located near Oola Place.

The body has not been positively identified and investigations are continuing.

Since Wednesday 20 January, police from Tweed/Byron Local Area Command have conducted a series of searches for a 70-year-old man.

Kevin Kirk was last seen walking his dog through the Ferry Reserve Caravan Park at Brunswick Heads at 9.30am on Monday 18 January.