Woman Found Dead In Chatswood Alley, Man Hiding On Rooftop

Frederick Owens
October 10, 2017

Police said they are investigating the likelihood it was a domestic-violence related incident.

The body of the woman, reportedly aged in her 20s, was discovered about 6.30am on Monday off Brown Street near Chatswood's main shopping strip.

Mr Hamilton, who was with his roommates at the time, soon realised she was dead.

'As we got closer we saw the blood smeared down the wall.

Two officers wearing helmets and harnesses were positioned in an area above him.

With the temperature in Sydney hitting nearly 30C negotiators handed the man a cigarette and a bottle of water just after 11am but they've been unable to coax him inside.

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The woman's body had not been removed during the day because the man had still been considered a safety risk.

With the temperature in Sydney hitting 29C, negotiators handed the man a cigarette and a bottle of water just after 11am but have been unable to coax him inside, a NSW Police spokesman told AAP.

A translator was brought in to help negotiate with the Korean national after he refused to come down from the awning.

The macabre situation drew a crowd of spectators.

Call Lifeline on 13 11 14 for 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention.

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