A person has been charged with the homicide of a girl in an allegedly home violence-related incident at a house in Sydney’s west.
Police had been referred to as to a unit on Nelson Avenue, Fairfield, following a priority for welfare report simply after noon on Monday.
They discovered the lady within the kitchen of the unit with “various accidents”, together with stab wounds. She died on the scene.
A 60-year-old man, recognized to the lady, was arrested on the unit, and was seen being led out by police with paper luggage on each his palms.
He was taken to Fairfield Police Station and final night time charged with homicide.
“We perceive each the offender and the deceased lady resided on the identical premises … they had been recognized to one another and reside within the premises collectively,” Superintendent Brett McFadden mentioned.
He mentioned the household had just lately arrived in Australia and police weren’t conscious of any historical past of home violence.
He mentioned the person was cooperating with police with the assistance of an interpreter.
Readers searching for help can contact the Nationwide Home Violence Service: 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732). If you’re in fast hazard name Triple Zero (000).