Man fatally stabbed; two men arrested – Riverstone

Two men are in custody and detectives have commenced an investigation following the fatal stabbing of a man in Sydney’s west overnight.

Just after 12.30am (Sunday 24 May 2020), emergency services were called to a home on Langton Street, Riverstone, after reports of a home invasion.

Police have been told a group of males entered the home and stabbed a male occupant, before fleeing the scene.

A 40-year-old man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics but died a short time later.

Two other female occupants were uninjured.

Officers from Quakers Hill Police Area Command established a crime scene, which will be examined by specialist forensic police.

A perimeter was established, and a search of the surrounding area commenced, with assistance from PolAir, the Dog Unit and the Public Order and Riot Squad.

A short time later, two males were arrested nearby on Regent Street and taken to Riverstone Police Station.

Inquiries continue.

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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