A man who allegedly killed a woman’s child care assistant in her home in the northern Sydney suburb of Northcote has been charged with her murder.
Key points:A 24-year-old man from South Australia was charged with child care resources offencesPolice say the woman was found dead in her carThe man is due to appear in Northcotes Magistrates Court on Thursday.
Police allege the woman’s death was the result of a drug overdose.
The Northcoves man was arrested on Tuesday.
He was charged on Wednesday with four counts of child care resource offences.
The charges relate to a death that occurred in the home of a 24-yr-old Northcove man on November 10.
The victim was identified as Mary Ann Williams, and her car was found abandoned in Northcotland, a suburb of the capital, Sydney.
The man has been arrested and appeared in court on Thursday, charged with four child care services offences.
“This is a terrible tragedy, and I want to pay tribute to all those who have worked so hard to care for this young lady,” NSW Police Commissioner Ian Stewart said.
“It is clear that the family have been devastated by this tragedy.”
Their loss is also a loss to our community.
I want us all to unite to offer support to the family and to their friends and neighbours.”‘
A tragedy to all of us’The man, identified as Kevin L, was arrested at a home in North Cote on Tuesday night.
Police said he admitted to disposing of the car but said he did not know the identity of the woman who was found in the vehicle.
He is due back in court next week.
A spokeswoman for the NSW Police Department said the department was aware of the incident and that it would “support any efforts to bring those responsible to justice”.”
It’s a tragedy to our entire community and I know our officers will do everything they can to bring this person to justice,” the spokeswoman said.