The body of 43-year-old Sydney mother Shereen Kumar has been found in the bushland not very far from her home on Saturday.
NSW Police has arrested a 37-year-old man and charged him with murder after the body of a 43-year-old woman was found in the bushlands near Dural.
Police said strike Force Casts was established by Kuring Gai Police Area Command, assisted by the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad and Missing Persons Registry, to investigate the disappearance of a 43-year-old woman from Dural.
Ms Kumar was reported missing to police on Thursday morning (21 July 2022).
“As part of the investigation, co-ordinated searches of the surrounding areas were undertaken over the last three days, with assistance from PolAir and the Dog Unit,” said the police.
“About 5.50pm yesterday (Saturday 23 July 2022), police located the body of a woman during the search in bushland off Laurie Road, Dural,” it added.
“A crime scene was established, which is being examined by specialist forensic police.”
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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.