- A body has been found decomposing in a Sydney property after almost a year
- It was so decomposed authorities could not tell if it’s gender was male or female
- The death is being treated as suspicious and a post mortem is scheduled
A body that has been lying inside a home decomposing for almost a year has finally been found.
The occupant of the home in Greenwich, Sydney, died close to a year ago and was discovered on Tuesday by cleaners, police have said.
The owners of the house, which is on Greendale Street had organised for the property to be cleaned this week.
The body has not been identified and police are treating the death as suspicious.
Greendale Street, in Greenwich, where the body was found after almost a year
A post mortem is being conducted this afternoon to establish the cause of death and gender.
After the cleaners discovered the grim find they called authorities to the home.
Officers from North Shore Police Area Command established a crime scene which is continuing to be forensically examined.
An investigation has been launched in an attempt to identify the circumstances surrounding the death.
Officers from North Shore Police Area Command (pictured) established a crime scene which is continuing to be forensically examined
Local police are being assisted by detectives from the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad.
The occupant of the home died close to a year ago and the owners organised for the property to be cleaned this week.
Police are urging anyone who may know the identity of the deceased, or who has information that may assist, to come forward.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.