21-year-old charged with murder after Kingswood stabbing

The scene on the Great Western Highway at Kingswood. Photo: Emily Chate.
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Police have this morning charged a 21-year-old man with murder after he allegedly fatally stabbed his partner at Kingswood yesterday.

The 21-year-old woman died despite the best efforts of paramedics, who were called to a unit block on the Great Western Highway about 1.40pm yesterday afternoon.

She had suffered two stab wounds to the chest.

By 7.10pm last night, Police had arrested a 21-year-old man – believed to be the woman’s partner – at a premises on Derby Street in Penrith.

He was questioned overnight and has this morning been charged with ‘murder – DV’.

He has been refused bail and is due to front Penrith Local Court later today.

Troy Dodds

Troy Dodds is the Weekender's Managing Editor and Breaking News Reporter. He has more than 20 years experience as a journalist, working with some of Australia's leading media organisations. In 2023, he was named Editor of the Year at the Mumbrella Publish Awards.

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