Investigations continue into woman's death - Merrylands

Tuesday, 11 April 2023 10:18:31 AM

Police are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into the death of a woman in Sydney’s west.

About 11.30pm on Sunday (9 April 2023), emergency services were called to a unit on Newman Street, Merrylands, after concerns were raised for the welfare of a woman.

On arrival, officers from Cumberland Police Area Command located the body of a woman. While she is yet to be formally identified, she is believed to a 42-year-old woman.

A 38-year-old man was spoken to at the scene, before he was taken to Granville Police Station to assist with inquiries. He has since been released.

A crime scene was established, which has been examined by specialist forensic police.

Detectives, with assistance from the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad, have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the woman’s death under Strike Force Trevelyan.

As inquiries continue, investigators are appealing for anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.