Man charged with woman’s murder

AN 18-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with murder after allegedly killing a 64-year-old woman in Sydney’s west.

The woman was found in a critical condition, clinging to life with head injuries at a unit block on Sandal Crescent in Carramar just before 1.30pm on Saturday.

Despite the best efforts of police and paramedics to keep the woman alive, she could not be saved and died at the scene.


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An 18-year-old man was allegedly spotted running away from the scene and was arrested following a short foot pursuit.

He was taken to Fairfield Police Station where he spent the afternoon being questioned by police.

In a statement this morning, A NSW Police spokesperson confirmed the young man had since been charged with one count of murder.

The man, from Airds, was remanded in custody overnight and is due to appear in Parramatta Bail Court later today.

Strike force Bilba has been formed to investigate the woman’s death.

The relationship between the man and the woman is not known.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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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