News, Police Rounds

Women’s body found at Woonona

POLICE are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body and a critically ill baby at Woonona this afternoon.About 2pm (Tuesday), police were called to a house in Cotterill Avenue after a concern for welfare.
The body of a woman, aged in her 30s, was found inside the home. Her eight-month-old baby boy was also found in the home critically ill.
The baby has been taken to Wollongong Hospital.
Wollongong police have established a crime scene and are in the early stages of investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.
At this stage, it is unclear exactly when or how the woman died.
A post mortem examination will be conducted to establish the cause and time of her death.


About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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