Police charge man over 2012 domestic-related murder of Jenoa Sutton at Lithgow

NSW Police have charged a man over the alleged domestic-related murder of a woman at Lithgow nearly eight years ago.

Emergency services were called to a home on Macaulay Street, Lithgow, about 4.15pm on Thursday 8 March 2012, after the body of 27-year-old Jenoa Sutton was located in the bathroom.

A post-mortem examination found she died of a head injury and drowning.

Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad, together with Chifley Police District, established Strike Force Aubin to investigate the circumstances surrounding her death.

Following extensive investigations, strike force detectives arrested a 50-year-old man at a business in Katoomba just before 11am yesterday (Thursday 20 February 2020).

He was taken to Katoomba Police Station and charged with murder.

The Bowenfels man was refused bail to appear at Penrith Local Court today (Friday 21 February 2020).

Police are urging anyone with information that may assist Strike Force Aubin detectives to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our social media pages.

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