Woman dead after caravan destroyed by fire

POLICE are investigating after a fire destroyed a caravan and claimed the life of a woman in Darra early this morning.

Just before 6am emergency crews were called to a paint and panel shop on Gravel Pitt Road following reports that a caravan at the rear of the yard was engulfed by flames.

The fire was extinguished however the body of a woman, believed to be aged in her 30s, was discovered inside the caravan.

The incident is being treated as suspicious and a crime scene has been established.

A 61-year-old man is currently assisting police with their investigations.

Investigations into the cause of the fire are continuing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.


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