$100K reward offered for information over fatal Sydney stabbing

The NSW Government has today offered a $100,000 reward for information which leads to the arrest of the person or people responsible for the death of a Sydney man two years ago.

Samer Kirnawi, 21, presented himself at Fairfield Hospital with a stab wound to the neck on Tuesday 19 August 2014.

He underwent emergency surgery however died shortly after.


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Police say they are still trying to work out the circumstances surrounding Mr Kirnawi’s death, however have been told he attended the intersection of Smithfield Road and Mistral Street, Greenfield Park, just before 3pm, where he was stabbed.

Fairfield Local Area Commander, Superintendent Peter Lennon, today welcomed the reward of $100,000 for information which leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

“This has been an extensive investigation over the past two years with detectives examining a number of different lines of inquiry, but we need the community’s help to progress it further,” Supt Lennon said.

“We do hope that the $100,000 reward will be the incentive needed for someone to come forward and tell us what they know.

“It has been a long two years for Mr Kirnawi’s family and they deserve to see the person or people responsible for his death put before the court.”