Boy, 17, charged with stabbing murder of teen in northern NSW

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder after another teen was allegedly stabbed to death during a brawl at a fast-food restaurant on the NSW North Coast yesterday.

Emergency crews were called to a fast-food restaurant on Centre Street at Casino just after 5pm on Sunday, following reports of a fight.

Upon arrival, they found two youths suffering stab wounds.


Despite desperate attempts by paramedics, a 17-year-old boy died at the scene, while an 18-year-old man was taken to Lismore Base Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

A crime scene was established and forensically examined by specialist police.

Following investigations, a 17-year-old boy was arrested on Diary Street at Casino around 7.45pm.

He was taken to Casino Police Station where he was charged with murder, reckless wounding, and affray.

The boy was refused bail to appear at a Children’s Court today.