A man has been charged over the alleged murder of a woman near Nowra yesterday.
About 11.20am (Friday 11 June 2021), emergency services were called to Comerong Island Road, Numbaa, about 10km east of Nowra, following reports a woman's body had been found by a family member after she couldn't be contacted.
Officers attached to South Coast Police District, along with NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived at the scene a short time later, where the 51-year-old woman was pronounced deceased.
A crime scene was established and investigations commenced into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Following inquiries, a 37-year-old man was arrested nearby a short time later.
He was taken to Nowra Police Station and charged with murder.
No application for bail was made in Wollongong Bail Court on Saturday morning and the matter was adjourned to Nowra Local Court on August 9.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.