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Man arrested after death of a woman at Woonona

police 2A MAN has been arrested after a woman was found dead at Woonona last night.

Emergency services were called to a Gray Street home about 11pm on Monday, after reports a woman had been injured.

Wollongong police and paramedics arrived to find an unresponsive 76-year-old woman, who was unable to be revived.

A crime scene has been established and Wollongong detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the woman’s death.

Two men, aged 55 and 24, accompanied police to Wollongong Police Station.

Following inquiries, about 11.10am today, the 55-year-old man was arrested at Wollongong Police Station, where he remains assisting with police inquiries.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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About Mick Roberts

A Sydney journalist, writer and 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 writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed 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 Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.

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