Man dead, another in custody – Balmain East

A man has died and another is in custody after an incident at Balmain East.

About 3.45pm (Thursday 28 November 2019), police were called to a home on Nicholson Street, after reports of a concern for welfare.

On arrival, police located the body of a man.

Another man has been taken into custody and is being taken to hospital with lacerations.

A crime scene has been established by officers from Leichhardt Police Area Command and inquiries continue.

No further information is available at this stage.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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