An investigation is underway after a body was found following a house fire near Yass on Monday morning (22 July).
Around 8:50 am, emergency services were called to a house on Jerrawa Road, Dalton, about 35 kilometres northeast of Yass, following reports of a house fire.
NSW Rural Fire Service and Fire and Rescue NSW attended and extinguished the blaze, however, the house was destroyed.
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Once the fire was extinguished, the body of an adult was located inside. The body is yet to be formally identified.
Officers from the Hume Police District established a crime scene, which will be examined by specialist forensic officers.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or NSW Crime Stoppers.
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