Man arrested over woman's disappearance - Epping

Saturday, 20 March 2021 05:00:43 PM

A man has been arrested over the suspicious disappearance of a woman in Sydney’s north-west earlier this month.

The 49-year-old woman was last seen walking along Rawson Street, Epping, about 1.20pm on Monday 8 March 2021.

About 12.30am on Wednesday 10 March 2021, officers from Ryde Police Area Command were notified by family members of her disappearance after she failed to make contact.

Strike Force Cusso was subsequently established to investigate the circumstances surrounding the woman’s disappearance.

During inquiries, officers determined the woman entered a vehicle in a carpark on Rawson Street, Epping, about 1.30pm on Monday 8 March 2021.

About 9.30am today (Saturday 20 March 2021), a 55-year-old man attended Eastwood Police Station, where he was arrested.

As part of ongoing inquiries, officers attended a park at Silverwater and located a body just before 4pm.

A crime scene has been established, which is being forensically examined.

The man remains in custody at Ryde Police Station as inquiries continue.

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.