Case Summary:

A woman has suffered a medical episode and died following a break and enter in Port Stephens.


  • 47-year-old woman

Crime and Charges:

  • Aggravated break and enter
  • Commit serious indictable offence.

Bail and Court Dates:

  • The offender was bailed refused.
  • Appeared before Raymond Terrace Court Wednesday 23 September 2020.

Police will allege:

Police will allege in court that a woman attended the home about 11pm and spoke to the occupants, two women – aged 59 and 37 – known to her.

The woman left before allegedly returning about an hour later and entered the home through a window. She was escorted out the front door by the younger woman.

The older woman was found soon after, suffering a medical episode. She was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being taken to John Hunter Hospital where she died a short time later.

Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A short time later, a 47-year-old woman was arrested nearby and taken to Raymond Terrance Police Station.