Body of woman located - Sydney CBD

Thursday, 26 October 2023 06:36:28 AM

An investigation is underway after the body of a woman was located at a school in Sydney’s CBD overnight.

Just before midnight (Wednesday 25 October 2023), emergency services were called to a school on Kent Street, following reports of a concern for welfare.

Officers from Sydney City Police Area Commend attended and located the body of a woman. She is yet to be formally identified.

A crime scene has been established and is being forensically examined this morning.

The woman’s death is being treated as suspicious; however, a post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Local detectives, with assistance from the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad, have commenced an investigation into the woman’s death under Strike Force Trineura.

As part of inquiries, a second crime scene was established in the Vaucluse area and inquiries are underway to determine if it is linked.

Police are continuing to liaise with school officials.

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 information via NSW Police social media pages.