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A man has been charged with murder following the stabbing death of a younger man, reported to be his son, at Lismore on Saturday night (November 19).

About 10.45pm police and emergency services were called to a home in Barrow Lane, following reports of a stabbing.

At the location, officers found a 29-year-old man dead with stab wounds to his neck.

The man’s 61-year-old father was arrested at the scene and taken to Lismore Police Station.

A crime scene was established at the home and was examined by specialist forensic officers.

Detectives from Richmond Local Area Command and the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad are investigating the incident.

The man was charged with murder and was refused bail to appear at Lismore Bail Court on Sunday (November 20).

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

 


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