Man charged with murder following Brewarrina death

A man is accused of murder following the death of an 18-year-old woman at Brewarrina.
A man is accused of murder following the death of an 18-year-old woman at Brewarrina.

A MAN has been charged with murder following an alleged domestic violence incident in Brewarrina.

About 5.45pm Saturday police from Darling River Local Area Command were called to a Byron Street home where they found a woman suffering serious injuries.

Additional emergency services were called to assist but the woman, aged 18, died at the scene.

A crime scene was set up and investigated by specialist forensic officers

A 22-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Brewarrina Police Station where he was charged with murder and three outstanding warrants.

He was refused bail and is due to appear at Bourke Local Court on Monday.

Police from Darling River Local Area Command, with the assistance of neighbouring commands have established Strike Force Goninan to investigate the matter.

Initial investigations suggest the incident was domestic violence-related.

Police have urged anyone with information in relation to this incident to contact them.