Police have cleared the physique of a mum-of-four who was stabbed to death at her residence as a person is being charged with homicide.
Drew Douglas’ physique was discovered simply earlier than 4pm on Wednesday at a house in St Mary’s, Sydney’s west, and was taken on a stretcher to an emergency automobile with a tarp used to safe her keep.
The disguise gave Mrs. Douglas a security in death that she had not skilled within the remaining tragic hours.
It has emerged that police obtained a name from a home at 8.40pm on Tuesday night for ‘worship care’, however emergency companies didn’t arrive on the residence till 10 hours later.
While the physique construction of the 31-yr-outdated man was taken for submit-mortem examination, the legislation enforcement officers continued to take away proof baggage from the home and seek the advice of with the neighbors.
The physique of a mum-of-4 stabbed in Sydney’s west has been a far cry from the house where she was killed (pictured)
Drew Douglas’ physique was taken from her suburban residence 30 miles from Sydney’s CBD to an ambulance with a tarpaulin (pictured) used to defend her whereabouts.
The disguise (pictured) provided Mrs. Douglas the protection of death she didn’t have in her remaining tragic hours.
Her keep on a stretcher was taken from her residence in St Marys in Sydney’s west (pictured)
Drew Douglas (pictured) gave beginning to her fourth child only a month earlier
At about 6.45am on Wednesday, one other triple 0 was produced from a house on Edmondson Avenue, 30 miles from Sydney’s CBD.
When officers final arrived, Mrs. Douglas was discovered with stab wounds to her chest.
The mom, who had given beginning solely a month earlier, tragically died on the scene regardless of the decided efforts of emergency medical personnel to revive her.
“Approximately 45 minutes later, a 35-year-old St Mary’s man was arrested at Campbelltown Police Station and taken into custody,” NSW Police mentioned.
“The man has now been charged with one depend of homicide; he has been refused bail to seem at Campbelltown Local Court tomorrow (Thursday 17 August 2023).
As Mrs Douglas’ physique was taken for a submit-mortem, officers interviewed neighbors (pictured)
The picture exhibits a criminal offense scene detective sporting a full swimsuit carrying an proof bag out of a home
Police officers are pictured outdoors a home in St Mary’s in Sydney’s west on Wednesday
Police officers are pictured on the scene on Edmondson Avenue in St Mary’s
A police emergency automobile and detectives are seen on the scene where the lady was stabbed to death
A crucial incident group has been established to examine why the go to to the residence was delayed by 10 hours.
“The police have definitely been involved with these two people,” NSW Assistant Commissioner Leanne McCuser advised reporters.
“The circumstances surrounding the absence of the election and the timeline from last night to this morning are part of the critical incident investigation,” she mentioned.
However, Assistant Commissioner McCusker mentioned in a singular cell phone name that he was “not aware of any threats of violence”.
She additional steered that Wednesday morning’s triple 0 phrase might have been coined by one of the couple’s many kids.
“I don’t believe it was (made) by the victim but other members of the house,” Assistant Commissioner McCusher mentioned.
She added that there are at present no arrest warrants for violence or bills.
Mom of 4, Drew Douglas, was allegedly stabbed to death in her St. Mary’s residence.
Forensic investigators arrived on the residence on Wednesday, which was, nonetheless, in violation of the legislation
Mrs. Douglas had 4 kids 12, 11, one and 4 weeks earlier than.
Her age is but to be confirmed, nonetheless she is believed to be in her thirties.
Her heartbroken sister Jade took to social media to pay her respects.
“It’s not fair to tear a family apart, I will never understand how someone could do such a bad thing. I am broken shattered and numb. My family didn’t deserve this, my sister didn’t deserve this,” Jade Douglas wrote.
She later added, “I love you, sis.”
Her sister’s death sparked tributes.
‘My coronary heart is damaged. I’ll by no means have the opportunity to discuss to my greatest pal once more,” one pal commented.
Forensic investigators have been seen taking photos of a automotive parked within the residence’s driveway
Homicide detectives (pictured at residence) have opened an investigation into the death of Drew Douglas
A neighbor described the incident as “very shocking”.
“It’s not what you would expect,” the resident advised Daily Mail Australia. “Drew was a lovely lady.”
Neighbor Ross Windley, 61, who has lived on the street for 60 years, mentioned the incident was “absolutely devastating – just awful”.
“I was woken up this morning at a quarter past seven by a couple of hideouts running down the street, followed by a couple of police cars,” he introduced.
“It was a hive of police exercise. They cordoned off the entire avenue after which a detective got here and requested if I had a digicam, and I did not.
Windley mentioned he initially noticed the officers driving to one other tackle “across the street where the police frequent”.
“I think that’s what happened this morning, they instinctively went down the first time they swung because they’ve been there so many times, but then they just screamed back,” he mentioned.
Mr Windley mentioned he didn’t know the couple however had seen his kids collaborating on the street.
He indicated that he believed the youthful family lived with the older couple.
Shocked neighbors describe the woman as “the nicest person ever”. The photograph exhibits police standing outdoors a house on Edmondson Avenue
The residence on Edmondson Avenue remained off-limits Wednesday night as murder detectives started an investigation into the circumstances surrounding Ms. Douglas’ death.
Forensic officers have been seen photographing the home and inspecting the crime scene for proof.
Critical incident officers examine all the assorted circumstances surrounding the incident that may be objectively evaluated.
The death of mother-of-four Drew Douglas has shocked neighbors in St Marys Street
Police spent the afternoon combing the street and neighboring yards for proof
A mum-of-4 has died in a doable house-to-house stabbing in western Sydney