Man arrested over suspected fatal stabbing in Darwin CBD

A man has been arrested and is expected to face charges after another man was fatally stabbed in Darwin’s CBD.

Detective Senior Sergeant Paul Morrissey confirmed a 28-year-old man was arrested at a house in north Darwin on Tuesday afternoon.

“The investigation is ongoing and it is expected that he will be charged with this offense,” Morrissey said Tuesday.

Watch the latest news and stream for free 7plus >>

The 36-year-old victim was walking along a busy street outside Woolworths in Darwin City at 11.30pm on Friday when he was allegedly stabbed in the stomach.

According to police, the victim was in a group while the alleged attacker was alone.

Darwin police have arrested a 28-year-old man over a fatal stabbing in the city center late last night. (Aaron Bunch/AAP PHOTOS) Credit: AAP

“I’m not sure of their history, but they certainly spoke to each other before,” Morrissey said.

The man was stabbed in the stomach area and emergency services were called.

He was rushed to Royal Darwin Hospital in a critical condition but died on Saturday afternoon.

The victim was from the Wadeye community but had lived in Darwin for some time.

The arrested man is being held at the Palmerston station house and is expected to be arraigned on Tuesday evening.

James Brien

James Brien is a 24ssports U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. James Brien joined 24ssports in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

Related Articles

Back to top button