Teen arrested over alleged stabbing death of stepmum

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after a woman, believed to be the teenager’s step mother, was stabbed at a home in Sydney’s south early this morning.

Emergency crews were called to a house on The Kingsway in Woolooware about 1.30am on Wednesday, following reports of a stabbing.

Upon arrival, officers found a 42-year-old woman with multiple stab wounds to her back.


She was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to hospital in a critical condition, where sadly she died shortly after.

A 16-year old male was arrested at the scene and taken to Sutherland Police Station.

According to The Daily Telegraph, the boy is understood to be the woman’s step son.

A crime scene has been established, with investigations into the circumstances surrounding the woman’s death continuing.