Newcastle woman stabbed to death in alleged domestic violence case

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A woman has been stabbed to death in an alleged domestic violence-related attack in Newcastle. NSW Police were called to a home on Crebert Street, Mayfield, about 10.40 pm last night after a man allegedly broke into the unit.

Officers arrived to find a 21-year-old woman “critically injured” lying outside her home. Paramedics and police tried to save the woman but she died at the scene. She had suffered multiple stab wounds. A 22-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is currently in police custody.

Police established a crime scene that is being examined by specialist officers.
Inquiries are continuing.
National Domestic Violence Service: 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732). If you are in immediate danger call triple zero (000).