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.
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.
Police escorted her to mental health care down in Newcastle.