A woman will face a Sydney court today accused of failing to
report the death of her elderly mother and then accessing her
Police Strike Force Youman was formed to investigate the
death of an 83-year-old woman and subsequent disappearance of
The elderly woman was found dead in a bedroom of a house at
Kellyville, in Sydney's northwest, on October 18, police say.
A post mortem confirmed she had been dead for a number of
Her 48-year-old daughter, who police say was her primary
carer, had disappeared.
Yesterday, police arrested the daughter at a hotel in The
She was charged with failing to report a death and
dishonestly obtaining financial advantage by deception.
Police allege the woman had been fraudulently accessing and
obtaining money from her deceased mother's bank accounts.
She will appear in Central Local Court.