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Youngsters charged with homicide after Sydney dwelling invasion

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Two youngsters have been charged with homicide after a person was fatally stabbed in Sydney’s west.

The 39-year-old man died shortly after emergency providers have been referred to as to a house in Riverstone about 12.30am on Sunday following experiences of a house invasion, NSW Police mentioned in a press release.

A gaggle of no less than 5 males entered the house and allegedly stabbed the 39-year-old man earlier than fleeing, police have been informed.

“It is early in the investigation, but that is one of the lines that we are pursuing, that it was a targeted attack or that the offenders were known to the deceased or the deceased knew the offenders,” Superintendent Jenny Scholz informed reporters in Sydney on Sunday.


Police have discovered a firearm and a knife away from the house, she mentioned.

“I cannot confirm we have the murder weapon at this stage,” Superintendent Scholz mentioned.

Two girls, aged 34 and 42, have been additionally within the dwelling on the time.

The youthful girl had some minor accidents and was handled on the scene, Superintendent Scholz mentioned.

Two people apparently left the property on foot, whereas three males drove away in a automobile, Superintendent Scholz mentioned.

A police helicopter, the riot squad and canine unit searched the world and arrested two male youngsters – aged 16 and 17 – on Regent Avenue.

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Each have been on Sunday charged with homicide and have been refused bail.

They’re because of seem earlier than a youngsters’s court docket on Monday.

Police are calling for anybody who could have seen something and are additionally interesting for details about the identification and site of the three different males.


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