A woman is assisting police with their inquiries after the body of a newborn baby was located near Coffs Harbour yesterday.
About 12.45pm (Tuesday 17 December 2019), emergency services were called to a rural property on Holloways Road, Sandy Beach.
Upon arrival, police located the body of a newborn baby.
A crime scene was established and a post mortem examination will be conducted in an effort to establish the age, gender and cause of death.
Following inquiries, about 8pm a 28-year-old woman attended Woolgoolga Police Station before being taken to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital for medical treatment.
The woman is assisting police with their inquiries.