Man charged with murder after death of woman in Kyneton

UPDATE 4.20pm: A 44-year-old Kyneton man has been charged with the murder of a woman in Kyneton on Thursday afternoon.

He will face the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court tonight.

The 41-year-old woman died at a rural property on Lavenders Lane. Police were called to the address at 3.45pm.

UPDATE 9am: Police are continuing to investigate the death of a woman in Kyneton on Thursday afternoon.

Forensic officers were on the scene of a rural property on Lavenders Lane, near the Calder Freeway, throughout the night.

Police have confirmed the deceased person was a 41-year-old woman.

UPDATE 8pm: Homicide Squad detectives are now investigating the death of a woman in Kyneton this afternoon.

The woman was found at an address in Lavenders Lane, after emergency services were called to reports of an assault about 3.45pm.

The woman, who is yet to be formally identified, was treated by paramedics but died at the scene.

A 44-year-old Kyneton man is currently assisting police with their inquiries.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

EARLIER: Police are investigating after the suspicious death of a woman in Kyneton this afternoon.

Emergency services are currently on scene at a residential address in Lavenders Lane, where the woman was found with what are believed to be assault related injuries.

Investigators were called to the Lavenders Lane address following reports of an assault about 3.45pm.

The woman was treated at the scene but died.

The death is being treated as suspicious.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.