Lithgow murder, Jenoa Sutton: Man charged over domestic-related murder

REMEMBERED: Jenoa Sutton was 27 years old when she was killed. Photo: NSW POLICE
REMEMBERED: Jenoa Sutton was 27 years old when she was killed. Photo: NSW POLICE

A MAN has been arrested at a Katoomba business and charged over the alleged domestic-related murder of Jenoa Sutton in Lithgow nearly eight years ago.

Emergency services were called to a home on Macaulay Street in Lithgow at 4.15pm on March 8, 2012, after the body of 27-year-old Ms Sutton was located in the bathroom.

A post-mortem examination found she died of a head injury and drowning.

Detectives from the State Crime Command's Homicide Squad, together with Chifley Police District, established Strike Force Aubin to investigate the circumstances surrounding her death.

REMEMBERED: Jenoa Sutton was 27 years old when she was killed. Photo: NSW POLICE

REMEMBERED: Jenoa Sutton was 27 years old when she was killed. Photo: NSW POLICE

Following extensive investigations, strike force detectives arrested a 50-year-old man at a business in Katoomba just before 11am on Thursday.

He was taken to Katoomba Police Station and charged with murder.

The Bowenfels man was refused bail to appear at Penrith Local Court on Friday.

Police are urging anyone with information that may assist Strike Force Aubin detectives to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.