Three-Year-Old Found Dead From Stab Wounds In Sydney Unit

Police have launched an investigation into the stabbing death of a three-year-old in a south Sydney home on Wednesday. 

Emergency services were called to an apartment at Riverwood at around 4PM following reports of a domestic violence incident. 

Upon arriving at the scene, police found a three-year-old boy deceased from apparent stab wounds. 

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A 45-year-old man was hospitalised with serious injuries and has since undergone surgery. 

The man is now believed to be in stable condition. 

A woman living at the unit is believed to have called police to report the incident. 

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According to Superintendent Sheridan Waldau, the child’s mother “passed away a couple of years ago.” 

“This is obviously a horrific incident,” she said. 

A crime scene has been established at the unit complex where family members of the child gathered in the hours following the incident. 

Investigations into the incident are ongoing. 

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