Melbourne Woman Stabbed To Death, Son and friend arrested in regional Victoria

A 15-year-old boy is in custody, suspected of murdering his mother with a friend at an inner Melbourne home last night. Read the article to know about the complete story. A teenage boy has been arrested after his mother was fatally stabbed in Melbourne. On Wednesday, at 11 pm the 41-year-old woman was found wounded at her home on Stafford Street in Abbotsford. She was taken to the hospital but died shortly after. The police launched a search for the victim’s 15-year-old son and another 14-year-old boy as they both flew away in a Toyota RAV4. The boys were arrested in Learmonth, on Thursday afternoon.


Melbourne Woman Stabbed To Death

The detective Acting Superintendent Dean Thomas told the reporters that the attackers will now be interviewed by homicide squad detectives to learn more about their involvement in this incident. The boys believed to be schoolmates, were seen in the St Kilda Junction area at about 11:20 pm. On Havelock Street at about 7:30 am on Thursday, their vehicle was found abandoned. It’s not clear how the boys made their way to regional Victoria. The victim’s 13-old-year son was also at the property at the time of the stabbing although he was physically injured.

The detective said the boy was the one who contacted emergency services. It is very clear but the people involved at this stage are not known to the police and we just need to piece it all together to be able to understand what’s going on. It is claimed that police are not looking for any other suspects. Anyone who witnessed the stabbing or has information about it can contact the police.

Son and friend arrested in regional Victoria

These types of cases are seen in a number of ways over the internet every single day. In February, a 14-year-old boy was given an official caution after a student, 15, was stabbed at a high school in Melbourne’s north. Followed another, a 32-year-old was charged with murder after a man was fatally stabbed and a woman seriously injured. Later, on March 22, a man was taken to hospital after being stabbed in Melbourne’s CBD. The offenders fled the scene on foot and on scooters.


Crimes like this are concerning to police and of course, they’re concerning to the community. We’d like to reassure the community that Victoria Police is doing everything in its power to prevent these crimes from occurring and will continue to do so. The police promised that they will try their best to prevent these crimes even when everything is unpredictable.

Thank you for being a patient reader. Stay tuned for more fresh updates.

Shreya Gupta

Contract Specialist with 3 years of experience in end-to-end Contract Lifecycle Management for clients with global and domestic operations.

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