Russell Lea: Man in custody after woman’s body discovered inside inner-city Sydney home

Max Corstorphan
The Nightly
The body of a woman in her 50s has been discovered inside a Russell Lea home.
The body of a woman in her 50s has been discovered inside a Russell Lea home. Credit: Google Maps

A man has been taken into custody following the discovery of a woman’s body in a residence in Sydney’s Inner West.

Just after 11am today, police responded to reports of a domestic incident at a home on Clements Street, Russell Lea.

Officers from the Burwood Police Area Command arrived at the scene and found the body of a woman, believed to be in her 50s, though she has not yet been formally identified.

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A crime scene was established, and an investigation is currently underway.

A 42-year-old man, who is known to the woman, was arrested at the scene and has been taken to Burwood Police Station where he is assisting police with their inquiries.

Authorities are urging anyone with information regarding the incident to contact local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

If you or someone you know is experiencing family violence, phone 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732).

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