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Woman found dead in Melbourne park

The woman’s body was found in Parkville this morning. Courtesy: 9News

Police are treating the death of a woman whose body was found in an inner-Melbourne park as suspicious.

The woman, who is yet to be identified, was found near tennis courts by a passer-by in Royal Park on Elliott Avenue in Parkville at 9.15am today.

The cause of the woman’s death is yet to be determined and she has not been formally identified.

Homicide Detectives are at the scene.
A large area of the park has been cordoned off and uniformed police have been seen searching the area for evidence.

Media and the public have been asked to keep away from the crime scene as police investigate.

The police helicopter has also been circling the park.

Police are due to provide an update at 2.30pm AEST.

Source: https://www.9news.com.au/national/melbourne-news-woman-found-dead-in-parkville/db30a629-2ba0-4916-add1-a4aefcde97b9