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Woman's body found near Nowra

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A man is in Police custody after a woman’s body was found at a home near Nowra this morning.

About 11.20am (Friday 11 June 2021), emergency services were called to Comerong Island Road, Numbaa, just east of Nowra, following reports a woman’s body had been found.

Officers attached to South Coast Police District, along with NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived at the scene a short time later, where the woman was pronounced deceased.

A crime scene was established and investigations commenced into the circumstances surrounding the incident. The woman was found by a family member after she couldn’t be contacted.

A 37-year-old man was arrested nearby a short time later. He was taken to Nowra Police Station, where he is assisting officers with their inquiries.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Image Credit: NSW Police Force