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Woman found dead at house in Melbourne

A man remains in hospital under police guard after a woman was found dead at a house in Melbourne’s north.Homicide squad detectives are investigating after a woman was found dead at a house in Melbourne’s north.The body of the woman, who is yet to be formally identified, was located inside a property in Umbria Road,…

A man remains in hospital under police guard after a woman was found dead at a house in Melbourne’s north.

Homicide squad detectives are investigating after a woman was found dead at a house in Melbourne’s north.

The body of the woman, who is yet to be formally identified, was located inside a property in Umbria Road, Mernda about 4.10am on Monday.

A 35-year-old man was arrested and taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He remains under police guard.

Leading Senior Constable Natalie Dean said it was believed the pair were known to each other.

Police said the exact circumstances surrounding the incident were yet to be determined and the investigation was continuing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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