Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a woman’s body in a river near the ACT border today.
About 2.40pm the body of a woman, believed to be aged in her 60s, was located in the Queanbeyan River.
Police from Monaro Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene which was examined by specialist forensic officers.
Although the body has not yet been formally identified, police believe the deceased is a Queanbeyan woman reported missing on Monday (30 July 2012).
A post mortem will be conducted to help determine the cause of death, however police do not believe the death is suspicious.
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