Man charged with murdering 74-year-old woman in Melbourne

A man has been arrested and charged over the murder of an elderly woman found dead in Melbourne’s south-east.

The 74-year-old woman’s body wound found at a London Street address at around 4pm on Tuesday, 19 April.

In a statement released to media late on Friday, detectives confirmed a 44-year-old man had been arrested in relation to the woman’s death.


He has since been charged with one count of murder.

Refused bail, he was due to appear at an out-of-sessions court hearing last night.

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