Police and firefighters remain at the scene of a fatal house fire in the state’s Murray River region.
About 1.15am (Sunday 23 June 2019), officers from Murray River Police District were patrolling, when they drove upon a house fire on Kestrel Street, North Albury.
Fire & Rescue NSW attended and extinguished the blaze, but the house suffered extensive damage.
A body was located inside the house, which is yet to be formally identified.
Officers have established a crime scene and the cause of the fire is yet to be determined.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.