A woman has been stabbed to death in an early-morning domestic incident in western Sydney.

Police and emergency services were called to a house on Pegler Avenue in South Granville about 6.15 on Thursday morning after reports of a 61-year-pld woman being stabbed.

The woman was stabbed in the chest, it is understood, and died shortly afterwards.

A 33-year-old woman, believed to be the victim’s daughter, was arrested a short distance away by police.

A woman has been stabbed to death in an early-morning domestic incident in western Sydney

Police and emergency services were called to a house on Pegler Avenue in South Granville about 6.15 on Thursday morning

A 33-year-old woman, believed to be the victim's daughter, was arrested a short distance away by police

A 33-year-old woman, believed to be the victim’s daughter, was arrested a short distance away by police

She has been taken to Granville Police Station and is assisting police with their inquiries

She has been taken to Granville Police Station and is assisting police with their inquiries

Neighbours gathered outside the property once emergency services arrived

Neighbours gathered outside the property once emergency services arrived

Forensic police have gathered evidence at the scene, placing it into bags and searching the property

Forensic police have gathered evidence at the scene, placing it into bags and searching the property

She has been taken to Granville Police Station and is assisting police with their inquiries.

Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command have established a crime scene which will be forensically examined.

Ambulance and police arrived at the scene and a section of the street was cordoned off.

Neighbours gathered outside the property once emergency services arrived.

Forensic police have gathered evidence at the scene, placing it into bags and searching the property.

Police said a woman had been taken into custody and was assisting them with their inquiries.

A police spokesman said the stabbing was being treated as a domestic incident.

 Police said a woman had been taken into custody and was assisting them with their inquiries

Police said a woman had been taken into custody and was assisting them with their inquiries

 Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command have established a crime scene which will be forensically examined

Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command have established a crime scene which will be forensically examined

Forensic police have gathered evidence at the scene, placing it into bags and searching the property

Forensic police have gathered evidence at the scene, placing it into bags and searching the property

A police spokesman said the stabbing was being treated as a domestic incident

A police spokesman said the stabbing was being treated as a domestic incident

The entire street has been cordoned off as police investigate

The entire street has been cordoned off as police investigate

Police have spoken to neighbours as part of their investigations

Police have spoken to neighbours as part of their investigations

Emergency services arrived at the scene of the stabbing early on Thursday morning

Emergency services arrived at the scene of the stabbing early on Thursday morning

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