Monday, June 24, 2024

Man charged over body found at Wollongong train station

A man has been arrested as NSW Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body at Wollongong train station this morning.

Police say officers attached to Wollongong Police District were called Station Street at around 7.20am, where the body of a man was located inside the station’s multi-level carpark.

While he has yet to be formally identified, police believe he is a local man aged 68. A post-mortem examination will be conducted in coming days to determine cause of death and confirm identity.

“Officers established a crime scene while detectives from Wollongong PD commenced inquiries, assisted by the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad,” NSW Police said in a statement.

“About 10:40am, Police arrested a 37-year-old man. He has been taken to Wollongong Police Station as inquiries continue.”

Anyone with information or was in the area at the time is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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