Teenage boy stabbed to death at Royal Easter Show

A teenage boy has died and another has been seriously injured after a brawl broke out at the Royal Easter Show in Sydney overnight.

Emergency services were called to the carnival ride section about 8pm on Monday after reports of a fight.

When officer arrived, they found two teenagers with stab wounds, including one in a critical condition.


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“Police rendered first aid until NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived and treated them at the scene, before both were taken to Westmead Hospital,” MSW Police said in a statement.

“Police have been told one youth has now died.

“The second youth is undergoing treatment in hospital.”

Footage of the incident shows another male being taken into custody at the scene. He has since been taken to Auburn Police Station but no charges have been laid at this stage.

It’s believed the incident was not a random attack and that those involved did know each other.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has mobile phone vision is urged to call Auburn Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.