Police investigate double fatal stabbing – Cartwright

A crime scene has been established after two people died in a stabbing in Sydney’s southwest today.

About 4pm (Tuesday 17 December 2019), emergency services were called to Huntley Place, Cartwright, after reports two people were stabbed following a dispute.

Officers from Liverpool City Police Area Command attended and located a woman and a man suffering serious stab wounds.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the man, however, he died on scene.

The woman, who was taken to Liverpool Hospital in a critical condition, has since died.

A second man is in police custody at Liverpool Police Station and is assisting with inquiries.

Detectives have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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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