A woman’s body has been found at the bottom of a water tank on a rural property at Phillip Island overnight. Picture: File.
A woman’s body has been found at the bottom of a water tank on a rural property at Phillip Island overnight. Picture: File.

Woman’s body found in water tank

A WOMAN'S body has been found at the bottom of a water tank on a rural property at Phillip Island overnight.

Police were called to an address on Rhyll-Newhaven Rd in Rhyll just before midnight.

It’s understood the body was found in ground-level water storage.

The woman is yet to be formally identified but the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Investigators believe the incident could be a tragic accident.

Police will now prepare a report for the coroner.

SES crews have been called to assist police in retrieving the body.

ryan.tennison@news.com.au



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