'Bruises And Bleeding': Woman’s Body Found In Park Appeared To Be Interfered With

Police are treating the death of 26-year-old Brisbane woman, Ioli Hadjilyra as suspicious and possibly a homicide after council workers discovered her body in a garden in Clayfield on Wednesday.

Detective Inspector Tim Trezise told reporters several factors relating to Hadjilyra’s death raised police suspicion, including that some of her clothing appeared to be interfered with and that attempts had been made to disguise her body in bushes at the park.

A post-mortem to determine the cause of her death is still being performed, though Trezise confirmed there were unexplained bruises and bleeding on her body.

“We don’t know how Ioli came to be in the park, we don’t know who she was with and we don’t know how she got there,” Inspector Trezise said.

“We have her at a location at Spring Hill some 24 hours before her body was located.”

Hadjilyra’s main mode of transport was trains, and given the location of her body between Toombul and Eagle Junction train stations, police are appealing for anyone who may have seen her, or anything suspicious at either of the train stations on Tuesday evening.

Ioli Hadjilyra's body was found between Toombul and Eagle Junction Train Stations PIC Google Maps

Police are also concerned that a number of personal items may have been stolen, and said that she was a passionate artist and a number of her sketches were found on the ground around her.

Born in Cyprus, Ioli had dual citizenship, attending high school in Brisbane before making the city her home.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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