Man, 77, due in court, charged with murdering 71-year-old woman in her home

A 77-YEAR-OLD man will face court today after being charged overnight with murdering a 71-year-old woman at a house in Sydney’s Inner West.

Police said the woman’s body was found inside her Brady Street home at Croydon just after 9.30am on Tuesday.

Officers established a crime scene and arrested a 77-year-old man at the house.


He was taken to Burwood Police Station before being transported to the Concord Hospital for treatment.

The 77-year-old was released back into police custody and formally charged with murder on Thursday night.

He was refused bail to appear in Burwood Local Court this morning.

The man’s relationship with the deceased woman, or whether the pair shared the Brady Street home together, was not immediately known at the time of writing.