Woman Found Dead At National Zoo In Canberra

A woman has been discovered dead at the National Zoo and Aquarium in Canberra, prompting an immediate response from ACT police and emergency services.

The authorities were called to the zoo at approximately 12:50 pm today, where they found the body of the woman in a commercial kitchen area on the premises. 

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A person of interest, identified as a 29-year-old man, has been apprehended by the police and subsequently transported to the hospital under police guard. 

The nature of his involvement in the incident is yet to be disclosed.

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The National Zoo and Aquarium has been temporarily closed, while authorities have stated that there is no perceived ongoing threat to the public at this time.

ACT police are actively seeking information from the public that could assist in their investigation. 

Anyone with relevant details is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can also be submitted online via the Crime Stoppers ACT website, quoting reference number 7623644.

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