The ex-girlfriend of a mother of two who was found dead in their suburbs is being held under police guard at the hospital.
His former partner was found dead with him and a pile of bloody clothes in a home in Bayswater North, 28 km east of Melbourne city center.
The couple recently separated and lived together in the house on Huntingdon Avenue with their two young boys.
Police are investigating a 32-year-old mother of two in Melbourne in the suburb of Bayswater North
The woman was seen on the property Saturday afternoon while her former partner was seen walking in the area around the same time.
Rescue services were called to the house just after 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
The 29-year-old man and 32-year-old woman were found inside the property with life-threatening injuries. The woman died on the spot.
The man, a craftsman who runs a cabinet factory, was driven to the hospital in a critical condition.
‘You do not expect these things to happen in your neighborhood,’ said a local
Victoria Police said they were ‘not looking for others in relation to this incident’.
A neighbor of the deceased woman said he saw the victim’s parents outside the house crying. Trent Falahey said the woman’s mother asked if he had ‘heard anything’.
‘You do not expect these things to happen in your neighborhood,’ he said.
Forensic experts and homicide detectives were at the scene, which was cordoned off by police on Sunday.
The Herald Sun reported that what appeared to be bloody clothing could be seen inside the property while neighbors hugged each other nearby.
Neighbors were asked to stay inside their homes while the investigation continued.