A man has been charged with murder after allegedly fatally stabbing his female partner of thirteen years in Sydney’s south, a court was told.
The woman believed to be 59, was found with multiple stab wounds in a unit on Church Avenue, Mascot, on Sunday evening, NSW Police said.
Emergency services were called to the house about 6:10pm after reports of a domestic-related incident.
According to paramedics the woman was stabbed multiple times to the chest, the court heard.
Anthony Erikson, 61, was arrested and taken to Mascot Police Station while an investigation into the incident commenced.
The man was charged with murder and appeared before Parramatta Bail Court on Monday via AVL, where no application for bail was made.
Erikson is next due before court on April 20.
Local resident Prateek Mundae said he was shocked, as nothing like this had happened before.
“A stabbing, is very daunting to hear,” he told reporters.
“It’s quite surprising. I’ve been staying over here for three years.”