Mummified Body Found In East Sydney House

Police are investigating after a mummified body was found in an east Sydney house on Tuesday.

What you need to know
  • Mummified body found in Greenwich house.
  • Police were unable to identify the body.
  • The death is being treated as suspicious.

A mummified body has been found in Greenwich house, in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

North Shore Police Area Command were called to the property when cleaners found the body on Tuesday.

Police were unable to identify the body, nor the gender, and believe it had been there for a considerable amount of time.

The death is being treated as suspicious.

A crime scene was established, and a post mortem is being carried out to find the cause of death and identity.

Detectives from the State Crime Command's Homicide Squad has joined local police in the investigation.

The house has not been lived in for some time, after the occupant died almost a year ago. The owner's had organised for the property to be cleaned.