Man charged with stabbing woman to death in NSW home

A MAN has been charged with murder after a woman was stabbed to death at a house in northern NSW last night.

Police and paramedics raced to the Fox Street home in Walgett around 7.50pm after receiving reports of a stabbing.

The 26-year-old woman sustained life-threatening injuries. She was rushed to Walgett Hospital in a critical condition.


Sadly, police said she died of her injuries shortly after arriving.

Following inquiries, police arrested a 49-year-old man at a home on Dewhurst Street.

He was taken to Walgett Police Station where he was questioned and subsequently charged with murder.

He was refused bail to appear briefly before Walgett Local Court today.