Police probe launched after two bodies found in Gulgong shipping container

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The bodies of two people have been found in a shipping container in central west NSW, police have announced.

A major probe is underway surrounding their deaths, after officers made the grim discovery in Gulgong, about an hour east of Dubbo.

Shortly after 11am on Saturday, officers were called to a property on Goolma Rd in the regional city following a concern for welfare report.

On arrival they discovered two bodies in a shipping container.

“A crime scene has been established as an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident continues,” a NSW Police spokesman said.

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

Gulgong has a population of about 2,500 people located half an hour north of Mudgee.

Investigators have urged anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

More to come.