Fatal stabbing at caravan park at Sanctuary Point

A man has died following a stabbing on the state’s South Coast overnight.

About 8pm (Sunday 25 July 2021), emergency services were called to a caravan park on Ethel Street, Sanctuary Point, after reports of a stabbing.

Upon arrival, officers attached to South Coast Police District entered a cabin and located a man, aged 49, with a stab wound to the chest.

Officers attempted CPR on the man, however he could not be revived and died at the scene.

Police were told a man was seen running from the caravan park, shortly after the incident.

A crime scene was established and an investigation has commenced into the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Bay and Basin Police Station or Nowra Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Inquiries continue.

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