A woman has been found dead on a rural property in Victoria's east overnight.

Police made the grim discovery in the Gippsland suburb of Hedley at 2.30am.

A 43-year-old man known to the woman is currently under police guard in hospital after he was involved in a car crash earlier in the night.

The woman's body was found at 2.30am, with a man known to her arrested after a car crash nearby.Police at the scene in Hedley.Map showing where police found woman's body.

The death is being investigated by the Homicide Squad and the exact circumstances surrounding the death is yet to be determined.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/woman-body-found-on-rural-victoria-property-gippsland-suburb-of-hedley/12743da0-4bdf-4def-855e-0bbfa74c4e8a

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