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Man charged after woman dies in alleged domestic violence incident

Man charged after woman dies in alleged domestic violence incident


A man has been charged following the death of woman in an alleged domestic violence related incident in Fairfield on Monday.


About 12.10pm, emergency services were called to a unit on Nelson Street, following a concern for welfare report.

A 42-year-old woman was found inside the unit with multiple injuries and died at the scene.

Officers from Fairfield City Police Area Command established a crime scene and arrested a 60-year-old man at the scene.


He was taken to Fairfield Police Station where he has now been charged with murder.


He was refused bail and will appear in Fairfield Local Court today.