Charges laid over fatal stabbing in Sydney

A man has been charged over a fatal stabbing in Sydney on the weekend.

Shortly after 11.30pm on Saturday, emergency services were called to Meadow Road, Schofields, where they found a 48-year-old man with several stab wounds.

He was treated at the scene by Ambulance Paramedics before being taken to Westmead Hospital; however, he died a short time later.


Strike Force Woodbell was formed to investigate the man’s death, and comprises detectives from Quakers Hill Local Area Command and the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad.

Shortly before 3pm on Wednesday, a 27-year-old man was arrested at a home in Riverstone.

He was taken to Riverstone Police Station where he was charged with one count of murder.

He was refused bail and will appear in Blacktown Local Court on Thursday.