ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious death in Dunlop which occurred earlier today (Friday, October 17).
About 5:40pm police received a call to attend a home in Dexion Place, Dunlop. On arrival, a 56-year-old woman was found deceased and a crime scene was established.
ACT Ambulance Service also attended the scene. Forensic Services are conducting an examination.
Due to the nature of the injuries, the death is being treated as a homicide and is currently being investigated by detectives from ACT Policing Criminal Investigations.
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A man and a woman are assisting police with their enquiries.
Shoobridge Circuit is currently closed to traffic, and will be for some time. However, local residents are permitted access.
Anyone who may have information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
(ACT Policing Media Release)