Horrible find in an abandoned house as murder detectives are called in the middle of the night
- Nighttime discovery of a woman’s body in an abandoned house in Melbourne
- Homicide Squad set up a crime scene at Ringwood’s address as they investigate
- Man fatally stabbed in separate incident in nearby suburb hours later
A murder investigation has been launched into the discovery of a woman’s body in an abandoned house in eastern Melbourne.
The police were called to an address in Bedford Road, Ringwood around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday night after reports from the public of a corpse in the empty house.
Homicide Squad detectives have established a crime scene near the abandoned house as they investigate the circumstances surrounding the woman’s death.
Police were called to a house in Bedford Road, Ringwood (pictured) Saturday night after the grim discovery of a woman’s body in an abandoned house
The woman has yet to be formally identified.
In a separate incident, police are also investigating the fatal stabbing of a man in nearby Bayswater North on Sunday morning.
Emergency services were called to the scene shortly after 7 a.m. but were able to resuscitate the man, who has not yet been officially identified.
Another man was arrested nearby and is helping the police with their investigation.
Charges have yet to be filed.
The circumstances have yet to be determined, but there is no evidence of an ongoing threat to the community, police said.
Anyone with information about either incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers.
Homicide Squad detectives from Victoria Police investigate the nighttime discovery of a woman’s body (stock image)