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Police say a woman’s body has been found inside a Lismore home during the ongoing flood operation.

About 10.20am today (Tuesday, March 1), a member of the public attended a home on Ewing Street, concerned for the welfare of a neighbour.

The body of a woman in her 80s was located inside the home; she is yet to be formally identified.

Officers attached to Richmond Police District attended a short time later and established a crime scene.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.


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1 COMMENT

  1. Sound like she die “with” flooding, not “of” it.
    Hopefully it was in her sleep and not of the stress from a real emergency.
    This is were our “checking groups” (a crazy prepper thing) really helps people out. Especially older people.
    A lot of people can’t make a call, but when they are called by a check in buddy, they say something.
    Just listening for 10 mins can really make a difference, whether it’s medical or psychological.
    A voice on a radio or phone is better than dying alone.

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