A 62-year-old woman has died after being stabbed to death at a Hindu temple in Sydney’s west.
Key points:The woman was attacked on the street outside the temple on Sunday, her family says she was walking her dogsShe died at the sceneThe family of the woman, a Hindu, says the attack was not randomPolice are investigating the attack, which happened in the middle of the day in SydneyWest Coast police say it is investigating an “active and ongoing” homicide investigation.
“It’s been an active and ongoing investigation and we have received a number of tips,” West Coast Police Acting Assistant Commissioner Mark Williams said.
“The investigation is ongoing and we are urging the public to come forward with any information they may have.””
Police are still investigating the cause of death. “
The investigation is ongoing and we are urging the public to come forward with any information they may have.”
Police are still investigating the cause of death.
Family members of the man who was attacked say they had no idea the woman was walking the dogs at the temple.
The man was taken to hospital and died later on Sunday.
“She was walking dogs on the streets outside the Ashram when she was attacked by a large dog,” his wife, Narsimha said.
“(She) was walking in the courtyard at the time and she was approached by the dog, who attacked her.”
He bit her right in the leg, but it was too late.
“She died on the way to hospital.”
The temple is run by a community group called the Ashwani Ashram.
Police are appealing for witnesses and information.
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