Mystery woman found dead in Vic river

Police are appealing for public help after a mystery woman's body was found dead in the Yarra River.
Police are appealing for public help after a mystery woman's body was found dead in the Yarra River.

A mystery woman has been found dead in Melbourne's Yarra River.

Police on Friday issued a public appeal for help to identify the woman, found in the river at Hawthorn on Tuesday about 8.20pm.

The exact circumstances of her death have not been determined but it is not believed to be suspicious.

The woman is described as Asian in appearance, 147cm tall with short black hair and a large build.

She was found wearing a long-sleeved red shirt and black shorts and had a yellow plastic cord around her neck containing keys, two gold and one silver with a black head.

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Australian Associated Press