https://www.xxzza1.com
13.1 C
Newcastle

Ten-year-old girl fatally stabbed at Boolaroo

SHARE

In tragic circumstances, a 10-year-old girl has been fatally stabbed, while a teenager is assisting police with their enquiries in Lake Macquarie.

About 3.45pm on Monday 29 April, emergency services responded to reports of an incident at a home on Thurston Street, Boolaroo.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the youngster at the scene for multiple stab wounds.

But, sadly, she died as a result of her injuries.

Officers from Lake Macquarie Police District arrested a 17-year-old girl at the home.

She was taken to Belmont Police Station and is currently assisting with inquiries.

Both girls are believed to be known to one another.

A crime scene has been established as investigations continue.

No further information is available at this stage.

FOOTNOTE: The teenage girl has since been charged with murder (DV) and refused bail to appear at a children’s court on Tuesday 30 April.

For more news stories:

Get all the latest Newcastle news, sport, real estate, entertainment, lifestyle and more delivered straight to your inbox with the Newcastle Weekly Daily Newsletter. Sign up here.

More Stories

Newcastle Weekly

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe to Newcastle Weekly. News, Community, Lifestyle, Property delivered direct to your inbox! 100% Local, 100% Free.

You have Successfully Subscribed!