Man found dead with stab wounds in Wycola Park

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Dec 21, 2023 |

A man has been found dead with stab wounds in Wycola Park.

 Detective Inspector Nicola Reeves said police were called to the carpark of the park in Hei Hei around 1:50am, where the man was found already deceased.

 Inquiries are ongoing to formally identify the man and advise his next of kin.

 Another man, aged 36 was taken into custody near the scene and is assisting Police with inquiries in relation to an assault.

 A number of other people are also assisting Police, and officers are not seeking anyone else in relation to the death at this stage.

 Police would like to reassure locals that this was an isolated incident and we do not believe there is any risk to the public.

 Cordons remain in place and the public can expect to see an increased Police presence in Hei Hei as officers continue their investigation.”

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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