Major update after woman’s body stuffed in bin

Police at the address in Coolaroo. Picture: NewsWire / David Crosling

A man has been arrested as part of their investigation into the discovery of a woman’s body at a waste management facility.

Staff at the Cooper Street facility found the woman’s body while moving green waste on July 3 and contacted police.

An investigation is underway to determine the circumstances surrounding her death.

Images of the site where a woman’s body was found inside a waste management facility at the green waste facility on Cooper Street in Epping. Picture: NewsWire / Luis Enrique Ascui

Detectives believe the woman was inside a bin that was picked up outside a property in Coolaroo that day, and was taken to the site.

The woman, who is still yet to be formally identified, is believed to be a 67-year-old Coolaroo woman.

On Saturday afternoon, detectives established a crime scene at a Coolaroo home.

Homicide Squad detectives arrested a man, 45, in connection to the find on Tuesday morning.

He is being interviewed by police.

It’s believed the pair were known to each other.

Police return to an address in Coolaroo believed to be the residence of a woman who was found dead at an Epping waste disposal site. Picture: NewsWire / David Crosling

A significant CCTV canvas of the Coolaroo area remains ongoing and police are keen to speak to anyone who may have CCTV or dash-cam footage, particularly between Sunday 23 June and Tuesday 2 July.

Detectives are also keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activity in the area around that time.