Melbourne Stabbing: 12-Year-Old Girl Arrested for Fatal Incident

Melbourne Stabbing: 12-Year-Old Girl Arrested for Fatal Incident

A 12-year-old girl has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of a 37-year-old woman in Melbourne. The incident occurred at the old Royal Hotel on Barkly St in Footscray, where the victim was found deceased after 2 am on Thursday.

The girl was detained at the scene and is currently in hospital under police guard. The investigation, led by the homicide squad and forensic teams, is focused on an apartment building where the incident reportedly took place following an altercation.

Police have established a crime scene and are conducting a thorough investigation. They are working to determine the relationship between the girl and the deceased woman. Local residents and car owners in the vicinity of Barkly St have been requested to provide any dashcam footage to assist in the inquiry.

Authorities are encouraging witnesses or anyone with information about the incident, especially car owners on Barkly St with dashcam footage, to contact Crime Stoppers. The investigation into this serious incident continues, with the aim of uncovering the circumstances leading to the fatal stabbing.

Lou Nightingale
Author: Lou Nightingale

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