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Woman’s death deemed suspicious as police question man over AVO breach

Detectives declare death of 27-year-old woman suspicious as they question 35-year-old man over breaching AVO

  • Death of a woman, 27, of the NSW town of Griffith being treated as suspicious
  • Police found the body of a woman in a rear shed early Sunday morning
  • A man, 35, arrested in Griffith on Sunday for breach of AVO allegations
  • He has since been charged with three counts of breach of AVO 

Police are investigating the death of a young woman in the New South Wales Riverina district, which is being treated as suspicious.

Police were called to a Kookora Street home in Griffith at around 4.20am on Sunday after reports of a concern for welfare.

Murrumbidgee Police District officers found the body of woman, 27, in a rear shed.

Police were called to a home in Kookora Street (pictured) in Griffith on Sunday morning and found the body of a woman in a rear shed

A crime scene was established and police commenced inquiries.

The exact circumstances of her death are still being investigated. 

A man, 35, was arrested in Griffith at around 9.30am on Sunday in relation to a breach of an AVO allegation.

‘The nature of the relationship between the man and the deceased will form part of the investigation,’ a NSW Police statement said.

Murrumbidgee Police District officers are investigating the young woman's death, which is being treated as suspicious

Murrumbidgee Police District officers are investigating the young woman’s death, which is being treated as suspicious

A NSW Police spokesman told Daily Mail Australia the man has since been charged with three breaches of an AVO allegation.

No other charges made yet been laid and no other information about the woman’s death is available.

Inquiries continue.

Police urged anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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