Sixth man charged after Bourke Street fatal stabbing

Homicide Squad detectives have today charged a sixth man following a fatal stabbing in Melbourne’s CBD in October.

A warrant was executed at a residential property in Clyde North this morning.

A 19-year-old Clyde North man has been charged with affray.

He has been remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

The charge follows an incident where emergency services were called to Bourke Street about 5.45am on Sunday 30 October following reports of a group of people fighting.

Two men sustained stab wounds and were conveyed to hospital in a critical condition, where a 20-year-old Cranbourne man later died.

A second man has since been released from hospital.

On Friday, 4 November, Homicide Squad detectives charged a 23-year-old Seabrook man and a 20-year-old Delahey man with murder, affray, intentionally cause serious injury and intentionally cause injury.

A 20-year-old Burnside Heights man, a 23-year-old Delahey man, and a 22-year-old Cranbourne man have all been charged with affray.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, has video footage or further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at Link

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