19-Year-Old Broadmeadows Man Charged With Rape And Murder After Woman Found Dead In Carlton North

He'll appear in court today


13 June 2018

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A man has been charged with murder and rape after a woman was found dead on a Melbourne soccer field.

Victoria Police homicide squad detectives arrested a 19-year-old Broadmeadows man overnight on Wednesday.

He's now been charged with one count of rape and one count of murder and will appear at Melbourne Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

The woman's body was discovered at 3am on Wednesday at the sports field between Royal Parade and Princes Park Drive in Carlton North by a passer-by.

She is yet to be formally identified and is believed to be aged in her 20s.

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