Police have positively identified human remains that were located in bushland in the Southern Highlands earlier this month.
About 2pm on Saturday 16 December 2017, a member of the public alerted police after finding skeletal remains of a person in bushland north of Lake Alexandra.
A crime scene was established and was examined by specialist forensics officers.
Results of a post mortem examination conducted in the following days has positively identified the remains of a 52-year-old woman from Bowral.
The woman was reported missing from her home in June 2017.
Investigations into the circumstances surrounding her death are ongoing., NSW Police say>