Crime scene set up after woman’s body found in Sydney river

A crime scene has been set up after a woman’s body was found in the Parramatta River.

It’s understood police made the grim discovery near the Queen’s Wharf Reserve about 2.15pm today.

Officers have since retrieved the woman’s body from the water.


At this stage, the woman has not been formally identified, however, she is believed to be aged in her 70s.

The cause of the death is yet to be determined, with police appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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