In short:

Adelaide woman Caroll Hopkinson has appeared in court charged with the murder of her husband, Simon Charles Hopkinson.

Ms Hopkinson was arrested at a Taperoo home on Sunday.

What’s next?

She was remanded in custody to next appear in court in November.

A woman accused of murdering her husband at a home in Adelaide’s north-west has appeared in court for the first time.

Emergency services were called to the home in Medina Street at Taperoo on Sunday morning where they found the body of 60-year-old Simon Charles Hopkinson.

Caroll Hopkinson was arrested at the home and later charged with his murder.

Police on Sunday said they understood Ms Hopkinson, 58, had contacted emergency services.

Ms Hopkinson appeared via video link in the Port Adelaide Magistrates Court on Monday.

She did not apply for bail.

The prosecutor sought a 20-week adjournment of the case and said the time was needed to receive “blood splatter analysis”.

Ms Hopkinson was remanded in custody to next appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court in November.

Neighbours expressed their shock at the police presence in the area on Sunday.