A 46-year-old Strathmerton man has been arrested and Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the stabbing death of a man in Strathmerton overnight.
Investigators have been told a 32-year-old Bearii man was located deceased in Williams Rd with suspected stab wounds about 1.40am.
Acting Superintendent Paul Hargreaves said at this stage the motivation behind the attack is unclear, but said the community has no reason to panic.
”We’d like to reassure the community that this appears to be an isolated incident,” he said.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are yet to be determined and the investigation is ongoing.
The 46-year-old man is being interviewed by police.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or with any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or file a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au
More to come.