• JON WOLFE

Body of man found in campervan near Tamworth identified

Police have identified the man whose body was found in a campervan in a rest area about 25 kilometres south of Tamworth on the New England Highway on Monday.

Today Oxley Police District crime manager, Acting Inspector Jason Darcy

said the man had been identified but the name will not be released at this stage.

Acting Inspector Darcy said he couldn’t to comment on where the man came from or whether the incident was being treated as suspicious.

He said police are conducting inquiries, and will provide a brief to the coroner and will know more after a post-mortem has been conducted.