Police arrest man over Coober Pedy murder, South Australia

A man has been arrested following the death of a man at Coober Pedy in the State’s far north last night.

Police will allege that just after 10pm on Thursday 4 July, police and ambulance crews were called to an area on St. Nicholas Street, following reports a man had been stabbed.

On arrival they located a 37-year-old Coober Pedy man with critical injuries. Ambulance officers made desperate attempts to treat the injured man but unfortunately he died a short time later.

Police investigating the incident have arrested a 27-year-old Coober Pedy man who is currently being interviewed and expected to be charged with murder.

Both men are believed to be known to each other.

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