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A woman’s body located on a property at Girvan

Media Release provided by NSW Police;

Police from Port Stephens Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a woman’s body on a property near Bulahdelah yesterday.

The alarm was raised when a 41-year-old woman failed to show up for work (Monday 21 July 2014) which was out of character.

After a number of inquiries were made, police were contacted and a search for the woman was commenced on a property in Girvan.

The search comprised local police, Police Rescue and Dog Squad, together with the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

About 8.30pm (Monday 21 July, 2014) the body of a woman was located in a paddock on the property.

A horse, complete with saddle, was also located in the paddock.

A crime scene was established while police conduct a full investigation.

At this stage police believe the death is not suspicious.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: www1.police.nsw.gov.au  The information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. 

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