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Man charged after fatal stabbing - Bellambi

Monday, 19 December 2022 09:45:16 AM

A man will face court today charged after a fatal stabbing near Wollongong.

About 6.30pm (Sunday 18 December 2022), emergency services were called to Turner Esplanade, Bellambi, following reports of an assault.

On arrival, officers attached to Wollongong Police District were told two men had been involved in a fight, where a 52-year-old man was allegedly stabbed in the neck.

Police commenced CPR until the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics; however, the man died at the scene.

Police established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Following inquiries, a 51-year-old man was arrested at Tressider Place, Bellambi, about 10pm.

He was taken to Wollongong police station and charged with murder.

He was refused bail to appear in Wollongong Local Court today (Monday 19 December 2022).

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.