Man charged over son’s stabbing murder in Lismore

A MAN has been charged with murder after he allegedly slit his son’s throat at a house in Lismore.

Emergency services were called to reports of a stabbing at a home in Barrow Lane around 10.45pm on Saturday.

When officers arrived, they found a 29-year-old man dead at the scene with stab wounds to his neck.


The victim’s 61-year-old father was arrested at the scene and taken to Lismore Police Station for questioning.

He has since been charged with murder and was refused bail to appear before Lismore Bail Court today.