A man has died in hospital after he was located with a stab wound in Newcastle at the weekend.
At about 8.20pm on Sunday (7 March), a 56-year-old man attended a home on Broadmeadow Road, Broadmeadow, where the female occupant observed a stab wound to his stomach.
The woman and a neighbour rendered assistance prior to the arrival of emergency services.
He was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition; however he died earlier today (Tuesday 9 March).
Officers from Newcastle City Police District established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the nearby area between 7pm and 8.30pm or who may have dashcam footage from the nearby Nineways Broadmeadow vicinity between these times is urged to contact Newcastle Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.