Skeletal remains found in NSW bushland believed to be missing woman

SKELETAL human remains found in bushland in NSW are believed to be those of a woman who has been missing for 6 months.

A member of the public alerted police after finding the remains in bushland north of Lake Alexandra in the Southern Highlands about 2.00pm Saturday.

A crime scene was established and has since been examined by forensics officers.


Police say a post mortem examination will be conducted in the coming days to formally identify the remains, however they’re believed to be those of a 52-year-old woman who was reported missing from her home in Mittagong in June.

Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death are ongoing.

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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