November 29 11:50 AM

WOMAN CHARGED WITH ACCESSORY AFTER THE FACT – FATAL STABBING

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

About 7.20pm on Saturday (16 January 2021), emergency services were called to a home on Ronald Street, Tenambit, after reports a man had been injured.

Upon arrival, officers found a 51-year-old man suffering stab wounds to the stomach, he 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 about 8am today (Tuesday 26 October 2021), where they 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 to appear at Newcastle Local Court today, where she was granted conditional bail to appear at Maitland Local Court on Monday 20 December 2021.

Investigations under Strike Force Creekborough are continuing.