Police make arrest after man found dead in Sydney home

UPDATE @ 10.15am: A man has been arrested after a man was found dead in a unit in Sydney on Wednesday night.

The victim is yet to be formally identified, but it is believed to be the 47-year-old resident.

He was found last night with a number of injuries.


A post mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of the man’s death.

A crime scene was established at the home, which is being examined by specialist forensic officers.

Following inquiries, Detectives arrested a 34-year-old man outside a home unit at Botany just before 9am today.

He has been taken to Mascot Police Station, where he is assisting with inquiries.

EARLIER @ 06.00AM: Police have launched an investigation in to the “suspicious” death of a man at a unit in Sydney on Wednesday.

Emergency services were called to the unit on Namatjira Place, Chifley, at 6.20pm after a 47-year-old man was found deceased.

Police are still at the scene this morning, with the death officially being treated as suspicious.

Anyone who may have information that could assist with the investigation should contact Eastern Beaches Local Area Command or Crime Stoppers.