Man arrested after woman found dead

A MAN is in custody, being questioned by police following the discovery of a woman’s body in Sydney’s west.

The woman was found with fatal injuries in a unit on Sandal Crescent at Carramar just before 1.30pm on Saturday.

In a statement, police said paramedics tried reviving the woman but she could not be saved and died at the scene.


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The woman’s age is not known. Police say she is yet to be formally identified.

It’s understood a man tried running from the scene but was arrested a short time later following a short foot pursuit.

He has been taken to Fairfield Police Station where he is being questioned by detectives over the woman’s death.

The man’s involvement in the incident, if any, isn’t clear. It is not yet known if he lived at the unit, or knew the victim.

The Sandal Crescent property has been declared a crime scene and was crawling with police on Saturday afternoon.

No further information was available at the time of writing.

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Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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