Woman found dead in Sydney bushland identified

Olivia Lambert
·News Editor
·1-min read

Mystery surrounds a woman’s suspicious death after her body was found dumped in bushland in Sydney’s south.

Police have identified a woman found near Sandy Point Quarry off Heathcote Road, Menai, as 33-year-old Najma Carroll.

The grisly discovery was made by a member of the public who alerted police.

Pictured is police tape in Menai bushland where Najma Carroll (who is insetted) was found.
Najma Carroll was found in bushland in Menai, south of Sydney. Source: Nine News/NSW Police

The woman, known to reside in Sydney’s Inner West, was found just before 5.15pm on Wednesday after a passer-by’s dog began acting strangely, The Australian reports.

According to the publication, a fire had been lit near where the woman was found and she had sustained some “burn injuries to her body”.

Police have established a crime scene and investigators are working to piece together the circumstances surrounding her suspicious death.

Pictured is Najma Carroll in a selfie wearing headphones on a sunny day.
Najma Carroll was reportedly found with some burn injuries to her body. Source: NSW Police

They are calling for anybody with information about her movements in recent days to come forward, or anybody who may have seen anything suspicious around the area off Heathcote Road known as ‘white rock’.

Anybody with information should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a report online.

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