Woman stabbed; man charged with murder, NSW

A man has been charged with murder after a fatal stabbing in the state’s north yesterday, NSW Police say.

Police were called to a unit on Brett Street, Tweed Heads, just before 6.30pm (Monday 12 November 2018), following reports of a domestic-related incident.

A 63-year-old woman was found in the unit with critical injuries.

She died at the scene.

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District located a 64-year-old man in the unit and after a short struggle with police, he was arrested.

The man was taken to Tweed Heads Police Station and charged with murder.

He was refused bail to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court today (Tuesday 13 November 2018).

The man and the woman were known to each other.

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