A man was charged with murder after his elderly mother was found dead in a home in Sydney’s west.
The body was discovered at around 9am on Friday.
NSW Police were then called to a property in Greendale near Liverpool, where they found a woman in her 70s.
Her son, who was arrested at a service station in the northern rivers area, was taken into custody.
The 41-year-old was taken to the local hospital for psychiatric assessment.
He was then taken to a mental health facility before he was charged with murder.
He was refused bail and will face court on Sunday.
The incident was the result of an investigation by the Homicide Squad and Liverpool detectives.