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May 19, 2021

Eungella: Alleged domestic-related stabbing suspect charged with attempted murder

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At about 9pm on Sunday (7 February 2021), emergency services responded to reports of a stabbing at a property on Tyalgum Road, Eungella.

Upon arrival, officers located a 46-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man with stab wounds.

Both were airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in serious conditions.

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District established a crime scene and commenced inquiries into the incident.

The woman has since been released from hospital and is receiving ongoing treatment.

The man was later transferred to Tweed Heads Hospital under police guard before being released and arrested by Tweed/Byron PD detectives.

On February 17 was taken to Tweed Heads Police Station and charged with attempted murder, intentionally choke person without consent (DV) and wound person intend to cause grievous bodily harm (DV).

He was issued a Court Attendance Notice and bail refused to face Tweed Heads Local Court on Thursday 18 February 2021, where he was formally bail refused to reappear at the same court today (Friday 16 April 2021).

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