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Man arrested following fatal stabbing - Boggabilla

Saturday, 03 September 2022 05:59:12 PM

A man has been arrested in Queensland following the fatal stabbing of another man in the state’s far north yesterday.

Just before 11.40pm (Friday 2 September 2022), emergency services were called to Brown Street, Boggabilla, following reports of a stabbing.

On arrival, officers attached to New England Police District found a 32-year-old man suffering stab wounds.

Police commenced CPR, before he was treated by QLD Ambulance paramedics. He was taken to Goondiwindi Hospital where he died a short time later.

Following inquiries, with assistance from Queensland Police, a 31-year-old man was arrested at a home in Goondiwindi, about 1.30am (Saturday 3 September 2022).

He was taken to Goondiwindi Police Station where he is assisting police with inquiries.

Crime scenes were established at both locations, which will be examined by specialist forensic police.

Detectives have established Strike Force Bruntnell to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident and will apply for the man’s extradition to NSW.

Inquiries continue.

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.