Top 5 QLD stories you may have missed

From grisly murder discoveries to tragic car accidents and a major announcement about a game-changing Brisbane infrastructure project.

These were the biggest stories which had you talking on couriermail.com.au last week.

HORROR FIND OF BODY IN FREEZER:

The grisly discovery of human remains stuffed in a freezer and buried in a backyard at Goodna captivated readers.

Police found the remains of missing man David Thornton during a backyard dig during investigations into his disappearance.

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Police search the house in Goodna. Pic Annette Dew
Police search the house in Goodna. Pic Annette Dew

A 24-year-old man has been charged with his murder.

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CROSS RIVER RAIL MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT:

The announcement of the successful bidders to build the $5.4 billion Cross River Rail project had the city talking. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk revealed Pulse Consortia would deliver the tunnel and new underground stations in a public-private partnership with the State while Unity will deliver the design, supply and installation of the supporting rail system.

The project includes a 10.2km rail line which features a 5.9km twin tunnel and four underground stations.

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The new Roma Street station for Cross River Rail.
The new Roma Street station for Cross River Rail.

FOUR TEENS DIE IN SHOCKING CRASH:

The far north Queensland town of Tully was rocked by a horror crash which claimed the lives of four teens - Tom Breen, 19 Braydan Carter-Mathews, 19, Ryan Beckman, 19, and Shawn Woods, 18.

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The "best mates" had been out together before a drive went horribly wrong.

A passing fisherman noticed their car semi-submerged upside down in the Tully River on Tully Gorge Rd.

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Tully car crash victims Ryan Beckman, 19, Shawn Woods and Tom Breen, 19
Tully car crash victims Ryan Beckman, 19, Shawn Woods and Tom Breen, 19

RIBBETTS FORCED TO CLOSE

The news that iconic Dutton Park restaurant Ribbetts was being closed down to make way for Brisbane's newest high school shocked many.

After 40 years on Annerley Rd the dining institution has been given just eight weeks to find a new home.

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Owner Gary Hall at Ribbett's Restaurant which has been an institution in Dutton Park for 40 years. Pics Tara Croser.
Owner Gary Hall at Ribbett's Restaurant which has been an institution in Dutton Park for 40 years. Pics Tara Croser.

TRAGIC DEATH OF WELL-KNOWN DOCTOR

We were all saddened to hear the tragic news that renowned Brisbane doctor Peter Dunne had died after being hit by a motorist while he was jogging alone in the early hours of February 18 at Tarragindi.

Dr Dunne was taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition where he remained until passing away in late March.

A 32-year-old man, Thomas Hill, has been charged with murder.

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Dr. Peter Dunne was killed in a hit and run.
Dr. Peter Dunne was killed in a hit and run.