Police arrested a 49-year-old man after finding an elderly woman dead inside a house in east Melbourne on Monday night.
Police were called to the home on Whitehorse Road in Blackburn shortly after 7 p.m. for a wellness check on the 77-year-old woman.
She was found dead inside the home and the exact cause of her death has yet to be determined, but the case is being treated as a suspect.
“A 49-year-old Blackburn man was arrested at the scene and remains in police custody,” Victoria police said in a statement.
The police believed that the old woman and the young man knew each other. They said investigators were not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.
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