Corowa horror case of baby in freezer
New South Wales Police are investigating after the body of a three-month-old boy was found at a home in the Murray River region town of Corowa.
A woman has been arrested but released without charge after a baby's body was found at a home in southern NSW.
Police searched the house in Corowa in the Murray River region on Wednesday night after hearing concerns about the welfare of a three-month-old boy.
There they found the body of a child.
The body was located in a freezer, according to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald.
Local mayor of Federation Council, Pat Bourke said on Facebook:
“Our thoughts go out to everyone affected, especially the family of the infant and our first responders.
"I would like to take this opportunity to request our local residents to respect that an investigation is now underway and that lead authorities will have more to say as soon as they are able to do so.
"As NSW Police have indicated, if you have any information that can help with this investigation, please provide this directly to Crime Stoppers.”
A 40-year-old woman was arrested and taken to Albury Police Station.
She was released on Thursday morning.
Police say investigations are ongoing, with Strike Force Walumil established to investigate the incident.
A post-mortem examination will be held to determine the cause of death.
The home is now a crime scene and specialist forensic officers are examining it.