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Woman charged as investigation continues into fatal Hunter stabbing


A woman has been charged as investigations continue into a fatal domestic-related stabbing in the Hunter region earlier this year.

Emergency services were called to a home on Ronald Street in Tenambit, after reports a man had been injured on January 16.

Officers found on arrival, a 51-year-old man suffering stab wounds to the stomach and he later died at the scene.

A 23-year-old woman, known to the man, was arrested at the scene and charged.

She remains before the courts.

Detectives from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District commenced Strike Force Creekborough to investigate the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

Following extensive inquiries, strike force detectives attended a home in West Wallsend early yesterday morning and arrested a 26-year-old woman.


She was taken to Waratah Police Station and charged with accessory after the fact to murder and hinder discovery evidence re. serious indictable offence.

She was refused bail and appeared at Newcastle Local Court.

The woman was then granted conditional bail to appear at Maitland Local Court on December 20 2021.

Investigations under Strike Force Creekborough are continuing.

Image: Port Stephens-Hunter District Police