Father of dead Vic boy writes of grief

March 09, 2018

The father of an eight-year-old boy allegedly murdered in Victoria has expressed his shock.

A woman has been charged with the murder of an eight-year-old boy on the Mornington Peninsula.

The 41-year-old was remanded overnight to appear before Melbourne Magistrates Court on Friday.

Homicide squad detectives attended a suburban address on Thursday afternoon following a call to Ambulance Victoria and subsequent discovery of the child.

The woman was taken into custody at the scene and a closed out-of-sessions hearing was held on Thursday night.

The pair's names and relationship to each other were not released.

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