Woman found dead in the Queanbeyan River

johnboy 1 August 2012

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a woman’s body in a river near the ACT border today.

About 2.40pm the body of a woman, believed to be aged in her 60s, was located in the Queanbeyan River.

Police from Monaro Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene which was examined by specialist forensic officers.

Although the body has not yet been formally identified, police believe the deceased is a Queanbeyan woman reported missing on Monday (30 July 2012).

A post mortem will be conducted to help determine the cause of death, however police do not believe the death is suspicious.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/. Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

[Courtesy NSW Police Force]

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