A woman has been charged with murder following the death of her 92-year-old mother at a nursing home in New South Wales.
Police were called to Warrigal Community Village aged care facility in Bundanoon, Southern Highlands, to reports that an elderly female resident had died. Officers arrived at the residential village, close to Wollongong, at around 9.35pm on Sunday.
The deceased’s 67-year-old daughter was arrested on Wednesday, following inquiries by officers, before being charged with murder on Thursday and refused bail.
A spokesperson for New South Wales Police confirmed that the woman, who Starts at 60 cannot identify for legal reasons, was scheduled to appear at Goulburn Local Court on Thursday. The cause of death has not yet been confirmed.
According to the care home’s website: “Warrigal Community Village Bundanoon offers all levels of support in the one location. The care home opened in 2008 and is one of our most energy efficient and environmentally friendly homes.
“A close knit town, Bundanoon is a lovely Southern Highlands village with quaint shops and great outdoor areas to explore. Warrigal Community Village Bundanoon has twelve 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, complete with balconies, courtyards and lock up garages. Pets are welcome to enjoy community life with you as you amble into the tranquil village of Bundanoon.
“Enjoy the opportunity it affords you to be part of village life, where the shopkeepers know you personally. Socialise with friends and family in the local cafes and recreational areas and when you want to go further afield, the community bus is available to run trips to Bowral and Moss Vale.”