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AustraliaMissing woman's remains found in Blue Mountains dam

14:11  15 may  2019
14:11  15 may  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

Missing woman's remains found in Blue Mountains dam in suspected homicide

Missing woman's remains found in Blue Mountains dam in suspected homicide Eight months after she went missing, 42-year-old Cecilia's Devine's remains have been identified.

Staff at a water treatment facility in Katoomba found the human remains in the Upper Cascade Creek dam at 12pm on March 18, police said in a statement on Wednesday. Ms Devine had been reported missing from Waratah, near Newcastle, on September 5, 2018 and police said at the time they had

Human remains found at a water treatment facility in the Blue Mountains have been identified as missing woman Cecilia Devine. Staff at a water treatment facility in Katoomba found remains in the Upper Cascade Creek dam at 12pm on March 18.

Human remains found at a water treatment facility in the Blue Mountains have been identified as missing woman Cecilia Devine.

The 42-year-old Newcastle woman had been missing for almost eight months, with police saying they held grave concerns for her welfare at the time of her disappearance.

Missing woman's remains found in Blue Mountains dam © Supplied Human remains found at a water treatment facility in the Blue Mountains have been identified as missing woman Cecilia Devine.

Staff at a water treatment facility in Katoomba found remains in the Upper Cascade Creek dam at 12pm on March 18. After extensive testing, they were identified to be Ms Devine.

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Human remains found in a Blue Mountains dam have been confirmed as those of a musician who had been missing for almost eight months. The remains at the Upper Cascade Creek dam were those of Cecilia Devine.Source:Supplied. Police will continue to investigate the circumstances

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She had been reported missing from Waratah on September 5, 2018.

Police are now treating the discovery of her remains as a homicide and have launched Strike Force Eking to investigate.

As part of ongoing inquires, investigators have released CCTV footage of Ms Devine walking from a hotel in Katoomba Street, Katoomba, the day after she was reported missing.

She was wearing a bright yellow cardigan, black pants and carrying an orange handbag.

Detective Inspector Scott McAlpine said investigators were trying to piece together her last movements.

“One of the last known sightings of Cecilia Devine was her leaving this hotel and walking down one of the main streets of Katoomba,”he said.

Missing woman's remains found in Blue Mountains dam © Supplied The last time Ms Devine was seen was in CCTV footage of a Katoomba street where she had been walking barefoot on the day she was reported missing in 2018.

“We believe there are people out there who spoke with Cecilia or saw her at the time and we urge them to come forward.

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Chilling footage shows a woman ' s final moments walking away from a hotel before she disappeared - as human remains found in a dam are confirmed to be hers. Staff at a water treatment facility in Katoomba in New South Wales' Blue Mountains found the human remains on March 19.

The human remains found in Blue Hill on Wednesday morning are those of Jessica Grindle, 37, who has been missing since last summer, police said. The state medical examiner’ s office in Augusta identified the remains yesterday using dental records and is working to determine how she died.

“We’re all wanting the same outcome – to find answers for Cecilia’s loved ones. They need to know what happened to her and how she came to be where she was.”

Today her two brothers made an emotional appeal to the public revealing his family's heartbreak at her death.

Missing woman's remains found in Blue Mountains dam © Supplied Ms Devine's family made an emotional plea to the public for help today to find out what may have happened to the Newcastle singer.

Nathan Pearson said the family was struggling.

"My mother would have been here," he said.

"As you can probably appreciate it she is not handling it too well. Like anything you don't expect to be burying a sibling or child of your own."

He also urged anyone who may know anything about his sister to come forward.

"To pass on any information, it's all invaluable," Mr Pearson said.

"It doesn't matter how small, how big."

The discovery of Ms Devine's remains were also located in a location similar to where teenage mum Belinda Peisley disappeared two decades earlier.

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The Blue Mountains are a mountainous region and a mountain range located in New South Wales, Australia. The region borders on Sydney' s metropolitan area, its foothills starting about 50 kilometres

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Missing woman's remains found in Blue Mountains dam © Supplied Ms Devine's remains were also found in the vicinity near to where another woman, Belinda Peisley, went missing two decades earlier.

Ms Peisley is suspected to have been murdered in 1998, however her body was never found and her killer is still on the run.

Ms Devine's remains were found in the near vicinity to Ms Peisley's Katoomba home, which police dug up as part of a cold case investigation in December last year.

During that dig, authorities located clothes underneath Ms Peisley's home they believe belong to her, which are now the subject of ongoing DNA testing.

Detectives have made no connection between the disappearance of Ms Peisley and the discovery of Ms Devine's remains.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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