Man dies after stabbing – West Tamworth

A man has died following a stabbing in the state’s north earlier today.

Just before 1am (Saturday 8 August 2020), emergency services were called to a home on Green Street, West Tamworth, following reports of a stabbing.

A 21-year-old man was found with stab wounds. He was treated at the scene before being taken to Tamworth Hospital where he died.

Officers from Oxley Police District established a crime scene which is being examined by specialist forensic police.

A 26-year-old woman – known to the man – was spoken to at the scene before being taken to Tamworth Police Station where she was arrested, however, released pending further inquiries.

Strike Force Mindoro has been established to investigate the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

Inquiries are continuing.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

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