Pair charged with murder, domestic violence offences after stabbing victim dies in hospital

TWO men have been charged – one with murder and the other with domestic violence offences – following the stabbing death of another man in Sydney’s west.

The 27-year-old victim was found suffering from multiple stab wounds to his abdomen at a unit on Meredith Street at Bankstown just after 3am on Saturday.

He was rushed to Liverpool Hospital in a critical condition and placed on life support but sadly later succumbed to his injuries.


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“About 9pm, the man’s life support was switched off and he died,” police said.

Two men aged 23 and 26 were arrested at the Meredith Street unit and taken to Bankstown Police Station for questioning.

The 26-year-old was charged with murder and assault police in the execution of duty.

The younger man was charged with common assault (DV), assault occasioning actual bodily harm (DV) and going armed with intent to commit an indictable offence.

Both were remanded in custody overnight to appear in Parramatta Bail Court today.

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

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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