POLICE are appealing for information after the murder of a woman in Corrimal yesterday.
After receiving information from the public, Wollongong police were guided to an area of bushland off Foothills Road, Corrimal, where they found a 2003 model Kia Rio sedan, white in colour, about 2.45pm on Thursday. Police were unable to find the woman.
Following further inquiries police returned to the vehicle about 7.20pm, where they located the body of the owner, a 41-year-old woman, in the boot.
A crime scene was established at the scene where the vehicle was located, and also at a residential address on Bligh Street, Wollongong.
Officers from State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad as well as detectives attached to Wollongong Local Area Command commenced inquiries into the incident.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen a white Kia Rio sedan driving erratically in the northern suburbs of Wollongong after 3pm yesterday to come forward and speak to investigators.
Police would also appeal for anyone who may have witnessed any pedestrian traffic in the Foothills Road area at Corrimal yesterday afternoon to also come forward.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.