NSW child killed in domestic incident

He was just 5 years old

A 5-year-old boy has died in hospital after he was stabbed in a domestic incident in Sydney this morning.

Emergency services attended a house in Carlingford around 7am with reports a child had been stabbed. 

The boy was taken to Westmead Children’s Hospital by police escort in a critical condition, where he later died. 

A woman, aged in hers 60s, was treated at the home for shock, while a 36-year-old man known to the boy was arrested. 

Investigations are continuing and Superintendent Rob Critchlow will address the media shortly.