Man charged with murder after body discovered in St Albans

A 76-year-old man has been charged with murder after a woman’s body was discovered at a home in Melbourne’s north-west on Thursday night.

Police were called to an Andrea Street residence after the body of a 48-year-old woman was found at about 7.20pm on Thursday.

A 76-year-old man from St Albans attended a police station a short time later and was taken into custody.

A spokeswoman for Victoria Police said “both parties are believed to be known to each other”.

The St Albans man has now been charged with one count of murder and is expected to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Friday night.

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