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Woman, 77, found dead inside a Melbourne home

Woman, 77, found dead inside a Melbourne home as a 49-year-old man is arrested

  • Police went to the elderly woman’s home on Tuesday night and found her body 
  • They arrested a 49-year-old man at the scene and took him into custody
  • The cause of death is yet to be determined, but it is being treated as suspicious 

A man has been arrested after an elderly woman was found dead inside a Melbourne home.

Police went to a property on Whitehorse Road in Blackburn, in the city’s east, just after 7pm on Tuesday when they found the 77-year-old’s body.

The cause of death is yet to be determined, but the situation is being treated as suspicious.

Police went to a property on Whitehorse Road in Blackburn, in the city’s east, just after 7pm on Tuesday (stock image)

A 49-year-old man from Blackburn was arrested at the scene and taken into custody.

It is believed the man and the woman knew each other.

Detectives are not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident.

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