The body of a British woman in her 20s has been discovered in a flat in Sydney.
She was found dead alongside a man in his 30s in the apartment in the Newtown area of the city, in what police believe was a murder-suicide.
Emergency services were alerted at about 5.30pm on Friday after concerns were raised about their welfare.
“Police attended and discovered the bodies of a woman, aged in her 20s, and a man, aged in his 30s,” New South Wales Police said.
Local officers and detectives from the state’s homicide squad are investigating the deaths.
The victims have not been named. It is understood the man is not from the UK.
A Foreign Office spokesman said: “We are providing consular assistance to the family of a British national who has died in New South Wales, Australia, and our staff are in contact with the New South Wales police.”