Partner charged with murder of Shereen Kumar after woman’s body found in bushland

The Sydney mum of two had been reported missing on Thursday morning.

37-year-old Vincent Carlino has been charged with the murder of Shereen Kumar after a woman’s body was discovered in bushland off Lauire Road, Dural in Sydney’s Hills District. The 43-year-old Sydney mum was reported missing to the police on thursday morning.

According to the police co-ordinated searches of the surrounding areas were undertaken over the last three days, with assistance from PolAir and the Dog Unit as part of the investigation.

About 5.50pm on Saturday (23rd July) police located the body of a woman during the search in bushland off Laurie Road, Dural.

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A crime scene was established, which is being examined by specialist forensic police.

The body is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be that of Ms Kumar.

The investigators arrested Vincent Carlino at a home on Taylors Road, Dural just after 11.30 pm on Saturday.

He was taken to Hornsby Police Station and charged with murder (DV). He was refused bail by the Parammatta Bail Court today (Sunday).

43-year-old Shereen Kumar was a part time model and had been featured in several magazines in Australia and overseas. She also ran a dog walking business with Mr Carlino who was her boyfriend.

Image Source: Shereen Kumar Facebook

Ms Kumar’s ex-husband, Gurpreet Beehan, told Daily Mail Australia that Ms Kumar was an incredible mother to their two kids and her death has left the family ‘heartbroken’.

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Image Source: Shereen Kumar Facebook