A woman and her baby were found dead inside a barber’s shop in central north ArnhemLand on Friday.
Key points:A man and a woman were found in the barber shack near a carpark at the Arnhem Country HospitalInspector Steve Brouwer said there was a possibility the woman had been sexually assaultedPolice were called to the barbers shop at 8:00pm.(Supplied: Arnhem Police)A man, a woman and a baby were discovered inside a shop in the city’s Barbershop section of Arnhem on Friday.(SuppPLIED: Arnheim Police)Police were contacted to the shop at around 8:30pm.(ABC News: Amy Williams)A male suspect was found inside the shop and taken into custody.
He has been taken to Arnhem Regional Hospital.(Suppributed: Arnhema Police)Inspectors Steve Berewer and Chris Egan said they did not believe the woman was sexually assaulted.
They said there is a possibility she was sexually abused.
“She’s not going to be able to talk about it and she’s not likely to be coming forward at this point, but I think it’s a possibility,” Mr Berewwer said.
“It’s a really sad case.”
Police are still searching for a man in the carpark near the shop.(ABC: Amy Phelan)A female suspect was also arrested.
The incident is being investigated by police.