Australia: Teenager stabbed to death at 18th b’day party


A teenage boy, 16, has died after seven people were stabbed when a fight broke out at an 18th birthday party.

Police said the teenager was declared dead shortly after he was rushed to West-mead Hospital, EFE news reported.

Three boys, two aged 16 and one aged 17, and a woman aged 18 were all taken to Royal North Shore Hospital with stab wounds where they are understood to be in stable conditions.

Of the six wounded, a 21-year-old man was in critical condition, while the others were discharged.
“This is a very, very serious matter and we hope to get to the bottom of it,” he said, adding that investigators were waiting to speak to those present at the party

According to several media outlets, the police received a call from a house in Sydney’s Ryde suburb just after midnight, following a brawl among several young men at the party.

The police said the case was being treated as a homicide.

Wefornews Bureau

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