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Man Arrested After Body Of Woman Found In Yard

Police have arrested a man who is assisting with inquiries after the body of an elderly woman was found in the yard of a home south of Sydney.

Emergency services were called to a home on Grey Street in Woonona, near Wollongong, at about 11pm on Monday night following reports that a woman had been injured.

Police found an unresponsive 76-year-old woman but she was unable to be revived.

No visible signs of injury were found on the woman’s body and police are currently working to determine her cause of death.

Two men, aged 55 and 21, were taken to Wollongong Police Station and following inquiries the 55-year-old was arrested.

He remains in custody as he assists police with inquiries.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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