POLICE have formally identified a woman found dead on the Central Coast as they implored anyone with information on her last movements to come forward.
Brisbane Water police were called to Umina Beach shortly before 10am on Friday January 10.
They discovered the body of a woman they confirmed on Friday was 50-year-old Joeanne Rodgers.
Police have subsequently described Ms Rodgers' death as suspicious.
Specialist police examined a crime scene at the Trafalgar Avenue unit, and the State Crime Command's Homicide Squad have formed Strike Force Steffanoni alongside local detectives.
The strike force will examine the circumstances around Ms Rodgers' death.
A post-mortem examination has been conducted.
Police are now hoping that information from the public can help them piece together where Ms Rodgers was in the days leading up to her death.
Brisbane Water Police District commander Superintendent Tony Joice said Ms Rodgers had been known to frequent several suburbs in the area.
"We know Joeanne would visit Woy Woy and Umina on a daily basis and we are very interested in speaking with anyone who may have seen or had contact with Joeanne since the start of 2020 - including early last week," he said.
"Any information can hopefully help establish Joeanne's movements and who she was associating with in the days before her body was located."
Anyone with information that could assist Strike Force Steffanoni is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online.
Information provided will be treated in the strictest confidence, police said.
Separately, Hunter Valley police are seeking information after a bobcat earthmover was stolen from the Mt Arthur coal mine between 11.55am New Year's Eve and 5.45am January 1.
A tipper truck used to take the vehicle was found burnt out at Sawyers Gully.
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