Police are yet to formally identify the body of a woman found on a soccer field in inner Melbourne.
A man made the grim discovery between Royal Parade and Princes Park Drive at Carlton North, shortly before 3am on Wednesday, police said.He is being treated as a witness.
Emergency services were called and paramedics worked on the woman, who is yet to be formally identified, but she was not able to be revived.
The soccer field is close to the University of Melbourne, surrounded by a popular park and running track.
The park has been cordoned off with police tape while the investigation is ongoing.