Man charged after woman stabbed to death

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NSW Police have charged a man with murder following the stabbing death of a woman in Kingswood on Monday. Picture: NewsWire / Gaye Gerard

NSW Police have charged 21-year-old Jeremaia Tuwai with domestic violence murder for the brutal alleged slaying of a 21-year-old woman in Sydney.

The alleged domestic violence murder hit Kingswood in the city’s west on Monday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to a share home on the Great Western Highway where they found a 21-year-old woman with two stab wounds to her chest.

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The scene of the alleged murder in Kingswood. Picture: NewsWire / Gaye Gerard
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NSW Police allege the man and the woman were in a relationship. Picture: NewsWire / Gaye Gerard

Paramedics worked for an extensive period of time to save the woman but she died at the scene.

Following her death, Detective Superintendent Trent King said police launched a search for a man believed to have been in a domestic relationship with the woman.

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The man will face Penrith court on Tuesday. Picture: NewsWire / Gaye Gerard

“It’s alleged that a male in a domestic relationship with this person is the perpetrator of this incident and had caused those injuries to the female. He is now wanted in relation to her death,” he said.

Mr Tuwai was taken into custody at 7.10pm on Monday evening and he will face Penrith Local Court on Tuesday.