Update: Woman found dead in bushland at Menai identified

Police are appealing for information from the public following the suspicious death of a woman at Menai.

Just before 5.15pm yesterday, police were called to bushland near Sandy Point Quarry off Heathcote Road, Menai, after a woman's body was found by a member of the public.

The woman has now been formally identified as 33-year-old Najma Carroll. She was most recently known to reside in Sydney's Inner West.

Officers from Sutherland Shire Police Area Command established a crime scene, which is continuing to be examined by specialist forensic police today.

Local detectives, assisted by the State Crime Command's Homicide Squad, have established Strike Force Dalcassia to investigate the circumstances surrounding her death, which is being treated as suspicious.

Investigators would like to speak to anyone with information about her movements in recent days or anyone who may have frequented the area off Heathcote Road, locally known as 'white rock', recently and may have seen anything suspicious.

EARLIER:

Police will address the media following the discovery of a body in bushland in Sydney's south.

Just before 5.15pm yesterday, police were called to bushland near Sandy Point Quarry off Heathcote Road, Menai, after a woman's body was found by a member of the public.

The woman is yet to be formally identified, however, she is believed to be aged in her 30s.

Officers from Sutherland Shire Police Area Command established a crime scene, which is continuing to be examined by specialist forensic police today (Thursday 30 July 2020).

Local detectives, assisted by the State Crime Command's Homicide Squad, have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death, which is being treated as suspicious.

No further information is available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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