UPDATE: Father charged with ‘horrendous’ stabbing murder of son refused bail

UPDATE @ June 9 2018 10:30am | A Sydney father will spend at least another six weeks behind bars, as he faces allegations he stabbed his son to death.

The 36-year-old is accused of carrying out what police have described as a “horrendous” attack on the five-year-old. at his Carlingford home on Friday morning.

He did not apply for bail and it was formally refused in Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday.


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His next mention is set down for July 30.

Police say a 60-year-old woman rescued her grandson from the Paul Place home, driving two streets away, before realising the severity of his injuries.

“She stopped on Mosely Street and called Triple Zero (around 7am),” Police confirmed in a statement.

“He was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Westmead Children’s Hospital, escorted by police.”

“Despite efforts, he later died.”

The grandmother, who is believed to be the mother of the accused, was treated for shock.

The boy’s mother was reportedly out at the time of the attack.

EARLIER @ June 8 2018 9:45am | A little boy, who was stabbed multiple times at a north Sydney home, has died in hospital.

The five-year-old was left with ‘serious stab wounds’ during what Police have described as a ‘domestic dispute’, at Carlingford around 7am on Friday.

Emergency services were called to Moseley Street, and upon arrival found the injured boy and his grandmother.

He was rushed to Westmead Children’s Hospital by police escort in a critical condition, where he later died.

A woman, aged in hers 60s, was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for shock.

A 36-year-old man who is known to the boy was arrested nearby and taken to Castle Hill Police Station.

A second crime scene has been established at a home on Paul Place.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support.
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
DV Connect Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 phone 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast

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