A 12-year-old family friend also tragically died after the group's car came to a stop in the Australian Outback

A young family and their friend probably starved to death under the baking sun in the remote Outback of Australia's Northern Territory. police have said

Final moments of teenage parents, infant son and friend in NT outback revealed Final moments of teenage parents, infant son and friend in NT outback revealed

The cruel final moments of four people found dead in the NT have been laid bare.

The bodies of a yet unnamed young couple, both aged 19, and their three-year-old son were found in the Northern Territory on Wednesday, 4.5km away from their broken-down car.

Car found near four bodies was 'quite apparently unroadworthy'

The broken-down car that was found near the bodies of four people in Central Australia this week had a flat tyre and was out of fuel, police say.

Three-year-old boy among family of four found dead in Australian outback

They likely died due to heat and a lack of food and water, police say.

Sad, lonely deaths of family of three and boy, 12

A YOUNG family was making a 114km journey when its car broke down. It just needed someone to drive past. Instead, all four died.

Mystery over family found dead and boy missing after car breaks down in Australian outback

Two adults, both aged 19, and their three-year-old son have been found dead after their car broke down on a remote road in the Australian outback. Police said the bodies were found 4.5km from the vehicle, around 1,000km (620 miles) south of Darwin on Wednesday. Northern Territory Police said a search was also underway for a 12-year-old boy who was believed to be a passenger in the car.