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Man charged with murder - Tumbi Umbi

Friday, 29 July 2022 04:46:58 AM

A man will face court today charged with the murder of a woman on the states Central Coast.

About 5.15pm yesterday (Thursday 28 July 2022), emergency services were called to a home on Eastern Road, Tumbi Umbi following reports of a concern for welfare.

On arrival, NSW Ambulance paramedics located an 82-year-old woman deceased in the home with head injuries.

Officers from Tuggerah Lakes Police District attended and arrested a 56-year-old man at the scene where he was taken to Wyong Police Station.

A crime scene was established which was examined by specialist police.

Police will allege that the man – who is the son of the woman – assaulted her earlier that morning with a pot plant before leaving the premises and later returning where he rung emergency services.

It will be further alleged that the pair resided together at the premises.

The man has been charged with murder.

He was refused bail to appear at Wyong Local Court later today (Friday 29 July 2022).

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.