Newcastle Woman Dies In Fatal Stabbing Incident

Alleged domestic violence

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A woman is dead, and man has been arrested after a fatal stabbing in Newcastle in an alleged domestic violence-related incident.

Officers were called to a unit in Crebert Street, Mayfield, about 10.40pm on Friday to reports a man had broken into the flat.

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The victim called 000, however when the police arrived, they found the 21-year-old woman lying outside her home in a critical condition.

Despite being treated at the scene by paramedics and a specialist team critical care, the woman unfortunately died having suffered several stab wounds, police said. 

“She had suffered a number of stab wounds,” police said in a statement on Saturday.

A 22-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is in custody

No charges have been laid yet.

Police have established a crime scene, with forensic specialists on site.

Anyone with information is urged to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Lifeline: 13 11 14;; DVConnect: 1800 811 811


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26 March 2022

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