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Woman, 63, Stabbed To Death In Merrylands Overnight

A man has been arrested after a woman was found stabbed to death in Sydney’s west overnight.

The 73-year-old man handed himself into police at Merrylands Police Station at about 10:15pm on Monday evening.

Following a conversation with officers the man was taken into custody and police attended a home on Leigh Street in Merrylands.

Inside the home officers found a 63-year-old woman suffering a stab wound to her chest.

They attempted to revive the woman but she could not be saved and died at the scene.

A crime scene has since been established and detectives from Cumberland Police Area Command conduct a full investigation.

The man has since been taken to Granville Police Station where he is assisting with inquiries.

It’s believed that the man and woman were married.

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