New South Wales

Man dead, another critical after affray at Corowa

One man is dead and another is in a critical condition after an incident in the state’s south.

About 12.05pm (Saturday 10 March 2018), emergency services were called to a home on Vera Street, Corowa, west of Albury, after reports of an affray.

As a result, a 41-year-old man was conveyed to Corowa Hospital suffering serious stab wounds and head wounds. He subsequently died at hospital.

A 33-year-old man was also conveyed to Corowa Hospital and is being treated for stab wounds and internal bleeding. He is understood to be in a critical condition.

A 42-year-old man arrested at the scene by police from Murray River Police District and has been taken to Corowa Police Station. Inquiries continue.

The men are believed to be known to each other.

A crime scene has been established at the address which will be examined by forensic specialists.

No further information is available at this stage.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via social media pages.

Source: NSW Police