Body found in Botanic Gardens.

Being treated as a crime scene.

Body found in Botanic Gardens.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man’s body in in the Botanic Gardens yesterday afternoon.

Around 5pm, a member of the public called police after locating a body.

It is believed the body is that of a 56-year-old local man.

Officers from the Cairns Criminal Investigation and Scenes of Crime attended to conduct preliminary enquiries.

More to come.