Police make arrest over Darwin City stabbing

September 19, 2023 4:43 pm in by

A man has been arrested over a fatal stabbing in Darwin City.

Emergency services were called to reports of a disturbance involving a group of people on Cavenagh Street at about 11.30pm on Friday and found a man with stab wounds to his stomach.

The 36-year-old was rushed to hospital in a critical condition but died on Saturday.

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Major Crime Squad Detectives arrested a 28-year-old man over the alleged killing at a home in Jingili at midday today.

He remains in the Palmerston Watch House and is expected to be charged later this evening.

Detective Senior Sergeant Paul Morrissey was not at liberty to say what the charges might be but indicated there would be further consultation with the DPP.

He said the 36-year-old man was from Wadeye originally but has lived in Darwin for some time.