Mystery surrounds woman's body found in river by kayakers

A woman’s body has been found in Sydney’s Lane Cove River and police are appealing for help to identify her.

Kayakers found the body in the river off Angelo Street in Woolwich on Sunday morning.

Police say the woman’s death is not suspicious but they are unable to identify her.

She is described as Caucasian in appearance, aged in her 20s or early 30s and about 168cm tall with a slim build, long brown hair and brown eyes.

The woman was wearing a navy/green long sleeve jumper, khaki cargo pants and silver bracelets on both wrists.

She has a tattoo on her right shoulder blade, and a birth mark on her left shin.

Inquiries are continuing and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.