Body Found In Greenwich Hoarder House Identified

Police have identified the mummified remains found in a Sydney home as a Shane Snellman.

What you need to know
  • The body found in a Greenwich house last week has bene positively indentified as Shane Snellman.
  • Believed to be in his thirties, and was known to police.
  • He sustained injuries before he died, with his death being treated as suspicious.

NSW Police have identified the mummified remains found in a house in Greenwich, on Sydney's lower North Shore.

The body has been identified as Shane Snellman, who was believed to be in his thirties when he disappeared.

Snell, acording to News Corp., was a petty criminal known to police, and was estranged from his family who did not know he was missing.

A post mortem revealed Snellman received a number of injuries before he died and his death is being treated as suspicious.

It is unknown when he died but police believe the body, which was found wrapped in a carpet by cleaners last Tuesday, had been there for about a decade.

Strike Force Grimmett has been established to investigate the circumstances surrounding his death.