Body of missing woman located at Wakefield

A woman reported missing from the Lake Macquarie region has been located deceased.

The 54-year-old woman was reported missing after last being seen at Teralba on Saturday 1 February 2020.

Officers from Lake Macquarie Police District were notified and conducted an extensive search for the woman and her car.

With the assistance of Polair, a body was located near a car on a fire trail at Wakefield, just after 12.15pm today (Monday 3 February 2020).

While the body is yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be that of the missing woman.

Inquiries into the incident continue, however her death is not being treated as suspicious.

Police would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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