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Body of missing Narellan woman located - Royal National Park

Tuesday, 16 March 2021 07:39:08 PM

A body, believed to be that of a woman missing from Narellan, has been located in the Royal National Park this afternoon.

The 54-year-old woman was last seen leaving her home on Bengal Crescent, Elderslie, about 8am on Thursday 11 March 2021.

Officers from Camden Police Area Command were notified of her disappearance and commenced an investigation into her whereabouts.

On Saturday (13 March 2021), the woman’s vehicle was located at Wattamolla Beach carpark in the Royal National Park.

A coordinated land and air search of the surrounding area was commenced by officers attached to Sutherland Shire Police Area Command, with assistance from PolAir, the Dog Unit, Police Rescue, NSW Rural Fire Service, SES and National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Following extensive inquiries, a body was located in Curracurrang Gully about 4pm today (Tuesday 16 March 2021) and has been retrieved by the Westpac Lifesaver helicopter.

The body is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be that of the missing woman.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.