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Man dies and two others injured during stabbing incident - Murwillumbah

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 04:50:05 PM

A man has died and two other men have been taken to hospital with stab wounds following an altercation at Murwillumbah today.

About 12.30pm (Tuesday 6 June 2017), police and emergency services attended Knox Park in Brisbane Street after receiving reports of people fighting.

Police located three injured men suffering stab wounds.

A 46-year-old man was taken to Tweed Heads Hospital where he later died.

An 18-year-old man was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital. He remains in a critical condition suffering wound to his chest.

Another man, aged 29, was taken to Murwillumbah Hospital suffering minor injuries. He has since been released from hospital.

A 32-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station.

He is currently assisting police with inquiries.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner and investigations are continuing.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.