Police investigate fatal fire

July 3, 2023 6:16 am in by
police badge fileDetectives will investigate a house fire in Geelong on Monday morning, after a woman was found dead inside the burning home.

Emergency crews were called to Upper Skene Street in Newtown following reports of the fire at about 2am.

Sadly, a woman found inside the property died at the scene.

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A crime scene has been established, detectives from the Arson and Explosives Squad and an arson chemist will attend the property this morning.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at

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