Police arrest man over fatal Pyrmont stabbing

A man has been arrested after another man died following a stabbing in Sydney yesterday.

About 8am (Thursday 16 July 2020), emergency services were called to the apartment complex on Bunn Street, following reports of a stabbing.

Officers from Sydney City Police Area Command attended and found a 44-year-old man suffering multiple stab wounds. He died at the scene.

Police have been told that the man, a building employee, had been involved in an altercation with a man known to him prior to being stabbed.

A crime scene has been established which is continuing to be examined by specialist forensic police.

Detectives have established Strike Force Azoic to investigate the man’s death.

Following inquires, a 41-year-old man was arrested just after 7pm on Macquarie Street near Smith Street, Parramatta, before being taken to Westmead Hospital under police guard for observation.

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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