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Man Charged With Murder

posted Aug 21, 2016, 10:05 PM by Moree Broadcasting   [ updated Aug 21, 2016, 10:05 PM ]

A man has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing a woman in Walgett on Friday night (August 19).

At about ten to eight, emergency services were called to a Fox Street home, following reports a women had been stabbed. The 26-year-old was assisted at the scene by Paramedics before being taken to Walgett Hospital; she died a short time later.

Following inquiries, Police arrested a 49-year-old man at a home on Dewhurst Street. He was taken to Walgett Police Station where he was charged with murder.

He was refused bail.

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