1. Man arrested after body of woman found at Forestville on Sydney’s northern beaches.
A man has been arrested over the death of a woman on Sydney’s northern beaches.
NSW Ambulance were called to the townhouse on Warringah Road at Forestville about 11:45am and found a woman with a large wound to her neck.
The 68-year-old woman died at the scene.
Police said a 77-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Dee Why police station where he was being questioned by detectives.
Detective Inspector Craig Wonders said inquiries into domestic violence at the home will form part of the police investigation.
“Domestic violence [is] certainly something we look at with all other avenues of the investigation,” he said.
He said that the call to emergency services was made from the home and other family members were present at the time of the assault.
“There were other family members present and they are also assisting police with their enquiries,” Detective Inspector Wonders said.
This article originally appeared online at the ABC.