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Newmarket, Brisbane: Woman charged with murder after allegedly stabbing man to death outside home 

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Woman, 53, is charged with murder after allegedly stabbing a man to death outside his Brisbane home

  • Woman was charged with murder after allegedly stabbing a man, 51, to death 
  • Police allege she stabbed him when he returned to Newmarket, Brisbane home 
  • The woman was found at the scene and then charged with one count of murder 
  •  The 53-year-old woman known to the man, will appear in court on Thursday

A woman has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing a man to death in front of his 10-year-old son outside his suburban home.

Police allege the woman, 53, who was known to the man, stabbed him when he returned to his home in Newmarket in Brisbane‘s inner north-west about 7pm on Wednesday night. 

Emergency crews were called to an address near the intersection of Erneton and Ward streets and the man, 51, was declared dead at the scene.

The woman was allegedly laying in wait for the man and ambushed him as he came home, 7News reported. 

His son witnessed the alleged attack as he was sitting in a nearby car at the time.

A woman has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing a man to death outside his home in Newmarket in Brisbane’s inner north-west. Police are pictured at the scene

The woman from Kangaroo Point was found at the scene and charged with one count of murder.

She was also charged with two counts of assault occasioning bodily harm and one count of going armed so as to cause fear.

She will appear at Brisbane Magistrates Court on Thursday.

‘To come home, you know, and see a man stabbed on the street it’s just horrific really,’ a neighbour told the Today show.

‘We live here and obviously we thought it was a safe neighbourhood.’

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