NSW Police Force

01/29/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/28/2023 16:05

Two arrested after woman kidnapped and body of man located - Wyong


Two arrested after woman kidnapped and body of man located - Wyong

Sunday, 29 January 2023 08:56:50 AM

A man and woman have been arrested and an investigation is underway after the body of a man was located and a woman was allegedly kidnapped on the state's Central Coast.

About 4.30pm yesterday (Saturday 28 January 2023), emergency services were called to Levitt Street, Wyong, following reports a woman had escaped a nearby unit after allegedly being kidnapped.

The 44-year-old woman told police she had allegedly been there since Thursday (26 January 2023).

She was treated at the scene before being taken to Gosford Hospital in a stable condition for treatment of multiple injuries including burns.

While speaking with detectives, the woman raised concerns for the welfare of a man who she believed was also at the unit.

Soon after, police located the body of a man inside. He is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be aged in his 50s.

A crime scene was established, which will be examined by specialist forensic police, and detectives commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incidents.

Following inquiries, a 30-year-old man was arrested at the unit about 5.30pm and a 33-year-old woman was arrested at a home on Charmain Street, Watanobbi, about 10pm.

They were taken to Wyong Police Station, where they are assisting with inquiries.

As inquiries continue, anyone who may have information that can assist investigators is urged to contact Wyong Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.