Mystery after body found inside campervan at NSW rest stop

Brooke Rolfe
·News Reporter
·1-min read

A man's body has been found inside a campervan parked at a northern NSW rest stop, with the vehicle's drawers lying open and a generator missing.

Police found the body at the Goonoo Goonoo Station on the New England Highway south of Tamworth on Monday morning.

Officers attached to Oxley Police District were called to the location about 11.45am after receiving reports over concerns for someone鈥檚 welfare.

Vehicle found with the body of a man inside.
Photo supplied by police of the vehicle found with the body of a man inside. Source: NSW Police Force

They noted a generator which had previously been seen at the site was now missing.

Police appealing for help from the public

The man is yet to be identified and police say the events leading up to the man's death remain unclear.

While it鈥檚 not known if the man鈥檚 death is suspicious, detectives have established an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have dashcam footage taken in the area, or who may have seen the vehicle at the rest stop to contact police.

Inquiries are continuing.

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.

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