Man arrested after alleged fatal stabbing of a woman in Jilkminggan

July 7, 2023 8:32 am in by

A woman has died after allegedly being stabbed in a remote NT community. 

Police received reports that a 45-year-old-woman had been stabbed in the back by a man and was unresponsive in Jilkminggan community – 146km south-east of Katherine – at 11:22pm Thursday night. 

Upon arriving to the scene, paramedics conducted CPR, however the woman was declared dead at 12:35am.  

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A 46-year-old man has been arrested, and he is now helping police with inquiries into the alleged stabbing.