Husband charged with stabbing wife to death

A MAN has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing his wife multiple times in a frenzied attack and leaving her to bleed out and die on a street in Sydney’s east.

Emergency services were rushed to Barker Street in Randwick about 8.45pm on Saturday after receiving reports that a woman had been stabbed.

They arrived to find the 47-year-old woman unresponsive on nearby Easy Street, close to the entrance to the Emergency Department of the Princes of Wales Hospital.


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The woman had multiple stab wounds and sadly could not be saved.

Police confirmed she died at the scene, despite the best efforts of paramedics to keep her alive.

The woman’s 60-year-old husband was arrested on Barker Street and taken to Maroubra Police Station where he was formally charged with her murder.

He was refused bail and is due to appear at Parramatta Bail Court later on Sunday.

Crime scenes were established on both Barker and Easy streets and examined by forensic police.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support.
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
DV Connect Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 phone 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast

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