A crime scene has been established in Muswellbrook overnight following the discovery of a body.
The person is a woman believed to have been in her sixties.
“About 8.30 pm (Monday 30 October 2023), emergency services were called to a property in Sydney Street, Muswellbrook, over concerns for a woman’s welfare.
On arrival, officers from Hunter Valley Police District found the body of a woman. She has not been formally identified but is believed to be aged in her 60s. A crime scene has been established, and investigations are continuing into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
As investigations continue, anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Sydney Street near the intersection of Mitchell Street will be closed well into the morning.”