Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Maclean woman facing murder charge

A woman has been charged with murder following the discovery of the body of a 60-year-old woman in the state’s north last week.

Police say that at about 10.40am last Saturday 22, emergency services were called to a unit on Rosedale Square, East Lismore, after a woman’s body was found.

Detectives from Richmond Police District, assisted by the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad, established Strike Force Boughton to investigate the circumstances surrounding the woman’s death.

About 1pm yesterday, officers arrested a 32-year-old woman on McNaughton Place, Maclean.

She was taken to Maclean Police Station and charged with murder and improperly interfere with a corpse.

The woman was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court today.

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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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