UPDATE: Body found near Jamberoo named as John Gasovksi, 48

POLICE are appealing for information from the public following the death of a man, whose body was found at Jamberoo Mountain lookout on Sunday morning.

The man has been named as 48-year-old John Gasovski. Police said he died as a result of a wound to his head. His family have told police they believed he was on a business trip

About 8.45am, police from Lake Illawarra Local Area Command were called to Jamberoo Mountain Road, Budderoo, after a park ranger found the man’s body.

A crime scene was established and examined by specialist forensic officers.

State Emergency Services conducted a co-ordinated search of surrounding bushland.

Detectives from Lake Illawarra local area command have formed Strike Force Berek to investigate the death, which is being treated as suspicious.

A post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death. 

Lake Illawarra Local Area Commander, Detective Superintendent Wayne Starling, will hold a press conference at the Oak Flats Police Station from midday on Monday appealing for public assistance.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page www1.police.nsw.gov.au/.

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