Police have made an arrest after a fatal stabbing in Sydney’s inner west. Picture: Richard DobsonSource:News Corp Australia
Police have made an arrest after a fatal stabbing in Sydney’s inner west.
The arrest in Dulwich Hill came within hours of the discovery of a dying man in nearby Marrickville.
Emergency services were told at midday Friday a man had been stabbed on Marrickville Road.
Police and paramedics swarmed Marrickville road after the stabbing. Picture: Richard DobsonSource:News Corp Australia
Local police officers rushed to the scene and found a 55-year-old who had stab wounds in his upper body.
The officers attempted to revive him but could not save his life.
Police began an intensive investigation and within an hour, the inquiry led officers to a home on Denison Road in Dulwich Hill.
Police engaged in an operation in Dulwich Hill. Picture: Richard DobsonSource:News Corp Australia
Officers supported by specialist police worked at the scene for about an hour before a 62-year-old man could be arrested.
The suspect was taken to hospital under police guard.
People have been advised to avoid the area while forensic specialists examine the two crime scenes.
Marrickville Road has been closed between Wardell and Livingstone Roads.
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