A mother-of-three’s body was found inside a unit in Western Sydney on Monday. Now, her husband has been charged with murder.
A man has been charged with murder after police found his wife dead inside a Fairfield unit in Sydney’s west on Monday.
The body of Samr Dawoodi was discovered just after midday, when emergency crews were called to the Nelson Street home as part of a welfare check after a concerned neighbour phoned Triple 0.
The 42-year-old Syrian refugee and mother-of-three was found with “multiple injuries” and died at the scene.
Her 60-year-old husband was arrested at the home and taken to Fairfield Police Station, where he was charged with murder.
He was refused bail and will appear in Fairfield Local Court on Tuesday.
Nelson Street was cordoned off yesterday as forensics combed the scene.
Police said the family had recently arrived in Australia and authorities were not aware of any history of domestic violence.
“Officers from Fairfield City Police Area Command have established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident,” police said in a statement.
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