Man arrested after fatal stabbing in Whangārei

Police in Wellington. Generic image

Northland police have begun a homicide inquiry after a man was fatally stabbed.
Photo: RNZ / Angus Dreaver

Northland police have arrested a man after a fatal stabbing in Whangārei last night.

Emergency services were called to a property in Anzac Road, Morningside, at 5.30pm on Monday where they found a man with a stab wound.

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition, and died as a result of his injuries, police said.

A 50-year-old has been charged with murder and making death threats.

He is expected to appear in Whangārei District Court later today.

In a statement, Detective Inspector Bridget Doell said the victim and the man knew one another.

Source link

Leave a Reply