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Street still blocked after Muswellbrook murder

November 1, 2023 8:02 am in by
Police outside the home where the body of a woman, believed to be in her sixties was discovered on Monday night. Image: Darren Cutrupi

Forensic police remain at the scene in Muswellbrook this morning where a woman’s body was discovered on Monday night.

Investigators are likely to remain at Sydney Street for some time.

Police are asking for people to continue avoiding the area.

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Police have confirmed there was some sort of physical intervention involved in the death.

Officers discovered the body of a woman, believed to be in her sixties, while conducting a ‘concern for welfare’ check.

Detectives swamped Sydney Street and surrounds yesterday afternoon to question nearby residents while forensics officers continued to process the scene inside a unit.

A Critical Incident Investigation has also been established to oversight the actions of police after they revealed they had been to the same property early on Monday morning.

A 52-year-old woman was spoken to before they left. She was arrested 12 hours later nearby after reports she was acting erratically.

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Police escorted her to mental health care down in Newcastle.

Police tape around the scene in Sydney Street Muswellbrook. Image: Darren Cutrupi.
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