Mum-of-two, 28, is found dead in a Sydney apartment as a close friend opens up on the tragedy, police launch murder probe – and man known to her is arrested: ‘She was the life of the party’
- Dayna Isaac, 28, was found dead inside unit in Penrith in Sydney’s southwest
- Man, 32, known to the mother-of-two has been taken into police custody
- Ms Isaac’s best friend said she was a ‘beautiful and selfless’ young mother
- Ms Isaac’s car was also found burnt out in bushland 13 kilometres away
A mother-of-two who was found dead in her apartment in Sydney’s west has been remembered as a ‘beautiful and kind-hearted’ person as a murder-probe is launched.
Dayna Isaac, 28 was found dead inside her Colless St unit in Penrith, west Sydney, about 4.15pm on Monday by a woman known to her who contacted police.
A 32-year-old man known to Ms Isaac is in police custody and is assisting with inquiries.
Ms Isaac’s best friend said she was the ‘most beautiful, kind hearted and selfless’ person she has ever met.
‘She lit up the room and was the life of the party,’ the woman, who wished to remain anonymous, told Daily Mail Australia.
‘She was an amazing doting mother to two beautiful girls who absolutely adored her and I am so so proud to call her not just my friend, but my sister.’
Ms Isaac’s (pictured) best friend said she was the ‘most beautiful, kind hearted and selfless’ person she has ever met
A woman’s body has been discovered in a unit in Sydney’s west (pictured)
A 32-year-old man known to Ms Isaac is in police custody and is assisting with inquiries
Ms Isaac’s car was found burned out in bushland 13km away near Castlereagh.
Specialist forensic police are examining the home and what remains of the vehicle.
‘An investigation is under way after the body of a woman was found in a home in Sydney’s west today,’ a NSW Police spokeswoman said.
‘About 4.15pm, a woman attended Penrith Police Station and notified officers that she had located the body of a woman – who was known to her – inside a unit on Colless St, Penrith.
Specialist forensic police are examining the home and what remains of the vehicle
‘Officers from Nepean Police Area Command attended the unit and found the body inside.
‘Initial inquiries suggest another person had been at the unit prior to the arrival of the woman who reported the matter.’
Police are urging anyone who may have information that could assist detectives to come forward and contact Penrith Police station or Crime Stoppers.
More to come
The woman’s vehicle was found burnt out in bushland about 15 minutes’ drive from the unit