Aboriginal 48 old woman dead in Coconut Grove Darwin Apartment

The death of a 48-year-old woman in a Darwin apartment is being investigated as suspicious.

Last night, a woman was found dead in her Darwin apartment.

It wasn't until after 8 p.m. that the body of the 48-year-old Indigenous woman was discovered inside an apartment in Coconut Grove's Progress Drive development.

Police have located a crime scene, and the death is being investigated as a possible suicide.

According to Detective Senior Sergeant Paul Morrissey, "We are treating this death as suspicious at this time, and we would like to speak to anyone who may be able to help us piece together events leading up to this occurrence."

She was 48 years old and an Aboriginal woman who lived in the compound.

"Her left leg was in a full-leg cast."

Police have been knocking on doors in the vicinity.

If you were at Nightcliff stores, Progress Drive or Litchfield Court between 7 and 8 p.m., please phone 131 444 and reference 9776175.