Woman’s body found in Penrith unit in Sydney as police also find her car burnt out nearby


Horror as the body of a woman, 28, is found inside a Sydney unit as detectives also discover her car burnt out in nearby bushland

  • Woman’s body found in Western Sydney unit at around 4.40pm
  • Police later find her car burnt out in bushland around 10km away
  • A search of the area around the car was unable to find the driver 

A woman’s body has been found inside a Sydney unit with police later uncovering her burnt out in bushland a short drive away.

Investigators were called to the Penrith apartment in Colless Street at about 4.15pm on Monday, after a woman who is known to the deceased made the grim discovery.

The woman is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be the 28-year-old resident of the unit.

Specialist forensic police are now swarming the crime scene with a full-scale investigation now underway to track down a potential killer.

A woman’s body has been discovered in a unit in Sydney’s west with police investigating

Police believe another person had been to the unit before the woman who discovered the body

Police believe another person had been to the unit before the woman who discovered the body

Detectives are being assisted by the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad, under Strike Force Diere with early inquiries suggesting ‘another person had been at the unit prior to the arrival of the woman who reported the matter’.

‘The deceased woman’s vehicle has also been located burnt-out in bushland at Castlereagh near Post Office Road,’ NSW Police said.

‘It has been seized and will undergo forensic examination.’

‘Despite an extensive search of the area surrounding the vehicle, the driver has not been located.’

Anyone with any information about is this matter is urged to contact police. 

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The woman's vehicle was found burnt out in bushland about 15 minutes' drive from the unit

The woman’s vehicle was found burnt out in bushland about 15 minutes’ drive from the unit

Police investigating the death of the woman are appealing with for anyone with information around this matter to contact them

Police investigating the death of the woman are appealing with for anyone with information around this matter to contact them

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