A man has been charged over the murder of a woman near Nambucca Heads.
About 7:30pm on Friday night, officers from Mid North Coast Police District attended a home on North Arm Road at Argents Hill, to make inquiries about the welfare of a 46 year old woman.
At the address, police spoke to a 56 year old man before locating the body of a woman on the property.
A crime scene was established, which continues to be examined by forensic specialists.
The man was arrested and taken to Kempsey Police Station where he was charged with murder.
He was refused bail to appear at Port Macquarie Local Court on Sunday.
According to Police, the two are known to each other.