Woman arrested after baby 'found in freezer' in NSW home
A woman has been arrested after a baby's body was found at a home in southwest NSW.
It was reportedly found wrapped in plastic inside a freezer.
Police searched the Corowa house around 10pm on Wednesday after concerns were raised about the child's welfare.
The 40-year-old woman was arrested after the infant's body was found, police said.
She has been taken to Albury Police Station and is assisting police with inquiries.
The baby is believed to be three months old and was discovered wrapped in plastic inside a freezer, The Daily Telegraph and Sydney Morning Herald report.
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ABC reports that a neighbour living next to the property on Church Street heard crying but didn't know the residents had a baby.
The home is now a crime scene and is being examined by specialist forensic officers.
Investigations are ongoing.
Investigators are at a Corowa property after a baby was found dead last night. A neighbour has told the ABC she heard cries but wasn’t aware the couple living at the address had a baby. @abcnews pic.twitter.com/hbWeemwK6z
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