Body found in Downer house following fire

Dominic Giannini 13 March 2021
Emergency services

Emergency services have found the body of a woman after responding to a house fire in Downer. Photo: File.

Emergency services have found the body of a woman after responding to a small house fire in Downer early Saturday morning (13 March).

ACT Fire and Rescue found the body a short time after extinguishing the fire, which was in a single room of the Atherton Street house.

Police are currently investigating the woman’s cause of death and will prepare a report for the coroner.

Anyone with information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website and quote the reference number P1909244.

Information can be provided anonymously.


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