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Man "assisting police with inquiries" after woman found dead in Forbes

April 22, 2024

Parkes Police Station. Google Street View.

By Peter Holmes

Police have arrested a man after a woman was located deceased in the state’s central west overnight.

"About 1.50am today (Monday 22 April 2024), emergency services were called a home on Young Street, Forbes, after concerns were raised for the welfare of a woman." NSW Police said.

"Officers from Central West Police District attended and located the body of woman inside. She is yet to be formally identified, however believed to be in her late 20s."

A crime scene was established, and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the woman’s death has commenced.

A man was arrested at a property in Fifield and has been taken to Parkes Police Station, where he is assisting police with inquiries.

Investigations are ongoing.


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