Police will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner following the body of a woman being located on a beach in Newcastle.
About 6am (Wednesday 29 October 2014), a member of the public located the woman on Nobbys Beach near Newcastle.
Police were contacted and Newcastle City Local Area Command attended establishing a crime scene and commencing an investigation.
Detectives and forensic specialist officers are currently at the location.
An investigation is underway and officers believe the woman is aged in her 30’s.
She has not been identified and police are appealing for anyone with information about the woman or the circumstances surrounding the incident to make contact.