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Mother-of-five, 34, dies after being stabbed in Sydney

  • Mother-of-five was allegedly stabbed to death by her on-and-off boyfriend  
  • NSW police were called to the Sydney’s West home in the early hours of Saturday
  • Her estranged partner Russell Brian Wood has been charged for her murder
  • He has been refused bail and will be at the Parramatta Local Court on Sunday 

A woman has been stabbed to death allegedly by her on-and-off partner in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Emergency services were called to the Moresby Street, Whalan home in Sydney’s west about 2am and found 34-year-old Sarah Brown with a stab wound on her torso.

The mother-of-five, who was home alone, died at the scene, the Daily Telegraph reports. 

Sarah Brown (pictured) was attacked when she was home alone on Saturday morning

The mother was allegedly stabbed in her torso by her estranged boyfriend  (pictured here) 

The mother was allegedly stabbed in her torso by her estranged boyfriend  (pictured here) 

Friends have said that Ms Brown (pictured) has been in a volatile relationship  for two years 

Friends have said that Ms Brown (pictured) has been in a volatile relationship  for two years 

Police have arrested her 26-year-old boyfriend Russell Brian Wood who was allegedly seen leaving her four-bedroom house when they arrived, the publication reports.

The attack comes just days after Mr Wood had moved out from the house.

According to the publication, Ms Brown had been in a volatile relationship with Mr Wood for two years.

Earlier in the year, she had taken an apprehended violence order (AVO) against him.

Police have since charged Mr Wood with her murder and for breaching an AVO at the Mount Druitt police station.

He has been refused bail and will appear at the Parramatta Local Court on Sunday.

Police will allege the incident was domestic related.

Emergency services were called to the Whalan home in Sydney's west on Saturday morning

Emergency services were called to the Whalan home in Sydney’s west on Saturday morning

Police allegedly found Ms Brown's partner at her four-bedroom home when they arrived

Police allegedly found Ms Brown’s partner at her four-bedroom home when they arrived

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