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Ten-year-old girl fatally stabbed at Boolaroo


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.

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