Body found after house fire - Oberon

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 04:16:27 PM

A body has been found following a house fire in the state’s Central West today.

Emergency services were called to Eaton Lane, Oberon, about 9.20am (Wednesday 1 March 2017), and found the home well alight.

Fire fighters extinguished the blaze; however, the home was destroyed.

About 3pm, a body was discovered inside the home.

It is believed to be that of a woman aged in her 90s, however, a post mortem examination will be conducted to formally identify the body.

A crime scene has been established and will be examined by specialist forensic officers.

The cause of the blaze remains undetermined.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.