Police charge teen with murder after fatal stabbing – Woolooware

Investigators have charged a teenager with murder following a fatal stabbing in Sydney’s south today.

About 1.30am (Wednesday 29 January 2020), emergency services were called to a home in Woolooware, following reports a woman had been stabbed in the back.

The 42-year-old woman was taken to St George Hospital in a critical condition and, despite attempts to revive her, passed away.

Officers from Sutherland Shire Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Shortly after, investigators arrested a 16-year-old boy and he was taken to Sutherland Police Station.

The teenager was charged with murder and refused bail to appear at a children’s court today (Wednesday 29 January 2020).

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