Police are looking for a man “who may have scratches on his face and arms” after a woman’s body was found in a unit in North Parramatta following reports of a domestic violence incident.
Emergency services arrived at the unit on Pennant Hills Road shortly after 4.30pm on Sunday.
“On arrival, officers attached to Parramatta City Police Area Command found the body of a woman located inside a unit,” NSW Police said on Monday morning.
The woman is yet to be formally identified. Police said her death was being treated as suspicious.
A crime scene was established at the unit and Fire and Rescue NSW hazmat (hazardous materials) personnel are assisting.
Homicide squad detectives are assisting the investigation into the woman’s death and Strike Force Jenola has been established.
Police released an image on Monday morning of a man they believe could assist with their inquiries, and who may be driving a white Mitsubishi Fuso truck with the registration MAKKAC.
He is described as having black hair, a short beard and mustache, aged about 20, between 175 and 180 centimeters tall, 80 to 90 kilograms and with a muscular / athletic build.
“When last seen, he was wearing a black, sleeveless top and jeans,” police said. “He may have scratches on his face and arms.”
Police are appealing for public assistance. Anyone who sees this man is asked not to approach him but call triple zero immediately, while anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 18000 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au.