A devastated family say they received confusing text messages from their sister’s phone before she was found dead in her Perth home.
The body of the 32-year-old, identified as Jessica Bairnsfather-Scott by Nine News, was found by family members at a home on May Drive in Nollamara on Saturday night.
Earlier they had been sent text messages from her phone picturing a car crash.
Ms Bairnsfather-Scott’s sister Alison Gibson told Nine News the family decided to travel to her home to check on her.
"But we couldn't get in the front door because it was dead-bolted,” she said.
They eventually gained access via the roof and discovered Ms Bairnsfather-Scott’s body inside.
Neighbours said they had heard screaming from the property on Friday night, but police weren’t called.
Mr Gibson paid tribute to Ms Bairnsfather-Scott outside the Nollamara address, where the family waited for answers throughout Sunday.
"She was always smiling, she always made everyone happy around her. She was really kind, the life of the party," Ms Gibson said.
WA Police said the homicide squad are investigating the death while reassuring the public there is no ongoing risk.
A man known to the woman was being questioned by police on Sunday night. No arrests have been made or charges laid in connection to the death.
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