Christmas horror as woman, 52, is stabbed to death in front of two teenagers at a home in Hobart – as man, 60, is taken into custody
- Police arrived at a home in Mornington in Hobart’s east at 1.30pm on Saturday
- A 52-year-old woman has died after a stabbing attack with man, 60, in custody
- Police believe the man was known to the woman while two teens were present
A 52-year-old woman has been stabbed to death at a home in front of two teenagers in Hobart’s east.
Police arrived at the home on Binalong Road in Mornington at about 1.30pm on Christmas Day after reports a woman had been injured in her upper body.
The woman was rushed to the Royal Hobart Hospital but was unable to saved.
Tasmania Police confirmed a 60-year-old man believed to be known to the woman has been taken into custody, while two teenagers were also at the scene at the time of the stabbing.
A 52-year-old woman has died after being stabbed at a home on Binalong Road in Mornington, Tasmania on Christmas Day
‘The two teenagers were not physically injured but of course they are significantly distressed by this incident,’ a spokesperson said.
‘They are in good care and will be provided with support services. Our thoughts are with them.’
Investigations are continuing.
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Woman stabbed to death in front of two teenagers in Hobart’s east