Homicide Squad investigating death of woman at Hedley

HOMICIDE Squad detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in Hedley, near Yarram, overnight on Sunday.

Police found the woman on a rural property about 2.30am Monday.

A 43-year-old man is under police guard in hospital after he was involved in a collision in Hedley earlier in the night.

Both parties are believed to be known to each other.

The exact circumstances surrounding the death are yet to be determined at this stage, and the investigation is continuing.

People with information are urged to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online.

MAJOR Collision Investigation Unit detectives charged a woman following a fatal collision in Lakes Entrance on Saturday.

An 83-year-old pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Myer St, Lakes Entrance, about 1.40pm.

The Lakes Entrance woman was airlifted to hospital, but died on the way.

The driver of the vehicle, a 37-year-old Lakes Entrance woman has been charged with culpable driving causing death and was remanded to appear in Sale Magistrates’ Court on Monday.