'Screaming, crying' heard before woman found dead in home

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Neighbours have described hearing screaming and crying before a woman's body was found at a Melbourne home as detectives investigate a suspected homicide.

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The woman's body was found inside a Bentleigh home about 4pm on Tuesday.

Neighbours have told media that a woman in her 70s lived at the property where homicide detectives and forensic team spent most of the night gathering evidence.

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They described the street as being normally quiet and family orientated.

The victim has yet to be formally identified, Victoria Police say.

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