Police uncovered the body of a woman at Oaks Flats on Saturday morning, believed to be a local 68-year-old who has been missing for the past three days.
Earlier this week, police put out a call for public assistance to locate Anne Mogensen, who was last seen at her home on Park Crescent on Wednesday.
Family members reported the woman missing on Thursday night and an investigation commenced by officers from Lake Illawarra Police District.
Police held concerns for her welfare due to pre-existing medical conditions
About 10.45am on Saturday, a woman's body was located in bushland on Bridge Avenue, Oak Flats.
"While she is yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be that of the missing woman," police said.
"Initial inquiries suggest the death is not suspicious."
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.