5 October 2022

Man found dead inside smoke-filled Moruya home

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Map showing Evans St, Moruya.

Emergency services were called to Evans St, Moruya, earlier today. Photo: Screenshot.

A man has been found dead inside a smoke-filled home on the NSW South Coast earlier today, Wednesday 5 October.

About 2:35 pm, emergency services were called to a unit on Evans Street, Moruya, after reports it had blackened windows and was filled with smoke.

NSW Fire and Rescue entered the home and found no active fire, however the body of the occupant – a 40-year-old man – was found inside.

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Officers from the South Coast Police District established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist forensic police.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident is underway. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

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

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