Horrific find in an abandoned house as murder detectives are called in the dead of night
- Late night discovery of woman’s body in an abandoned house in Melbourne
- Homicide Squad set up a crime scene at Ringwood address as they investigate
- Man fatally stabbed in separate unrelated incident in nearby suburb hours later
A murder investigation has been launched into the discovery of a woman’s body found in an abandoned home in Melbourne’s east.
Police were called to an address in Bedford Road, Ringwood around 11.30pm on Saturday night following reports from the public of a dead body inside the empty home.
Homicide Squad detectives have established a crime scene at the abandoned house as they investigate the circumstances surrounding the woman’s death.
Police were called to a home in Bedford Road, Ringwood (pictured) on Saturday night following the grim discovery of a woman’s body in an abandoned house
The woman is yet to be formally identified.
In a separate incident, police are also investigating the fatal stabbing death of a man in nearby Bayswater North on Sunday morning.
Emergency services were called to the scene shortly after 7am but were unable to revive the man, who is yet to be formally identified.
Another man was arrested nearby and is assisting police with their inquiries.
Charges are yet to be laid.
The circumstances are still yet to be established however there is no evidence of any 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 are investigating the late night discovery of a woman’s body (stock image)