Police investigate death of 54yo woman in remote Goldfields Aboriginal community

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Police are investigating a death in the Goldfields community of Wanarn.
Camera IconPolice are investigating a death in the Goldfields community of Wanarn. Credit: Daniel Wilkins/The West Australian

Police are investigating the death of a woman in the remote Goldfields community of Wanarn.

A police spokesperson this morning confirmed police were called to the community around 9:50am yesterday morning following reports a woman had died.

“Homicide Squad Detectives are investigating the death of a 54-year-old woman at the Wanarn Aboriginal Community,” she said.

“A 50-year-old man is currently assisting investigators with their inquiries.”

Wanarn is an isolated community in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku, 850km north-east of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au

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