Man dies, two in custody following stabbing near Batemans Bay

A man has died and two are in custody following a stabbing on the state’s south coast last night.

Just before 11.50pm (Saturday 13 April 2019), emergency services were called to a home at Surfside, just north of Batemans Bay, after reports of a stabbing.

Officers from South Coast Police District attended and located a 29-year-old man with multiple stab wounds to his torso. He was unable to be revived and died at the scene.

Two men – aged 18 and 48 – were arrested and taken to Batemans Bay Police Station, where they remain assisting police with their inquiries.

A crime scene has been established as detectives investigate the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

As inquiries continue, it’s believed those involved were known to each other.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. T The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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