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Man charged after woman's body found at Bankstown

Monday, 06 March 2017 05:38:49 PM

A man will face court tomorrow after the body of a woman was located in Sydney’s south west.

About 7.30pm yesterday (Sunday 5 March 2017), emergency services were called to DeWitt Street, Bankstown, following reports of a concern for welfare.

Upon arrival, police located the body of a 55-year-old woman.

Officers attached to Bankstown Local Area Command established a crime scene, which was examined by forensic specialists.

A 44-year-old man was arrested when he returned to the DeWitt Street residence today. He was taken to Bankstown Police Station and charged with murder

He was refused bail and will appear in Bankstown Local Court tomorrow (Tuesday 7 March 2017).