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Murder accused to appear in court

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January 11, 2018

A man charged with one count of murder after an alleged stabbing in Strathmerton will face Shepparton Magistrates’ Court today.

A man charged with one count of murder after an alleged stabbing in Strathmerton will face Shepparton Magistrates’ Court today.

On Tuesday, Homicide Squad detectives charged a Strathmerton man, 46, with one count of murder after the incident at a property in Strathmerton.

He faced an out-of-sessions court hearing in Shepparton on Wednesday night and was remanded in custody overnight.

The body of a Bearii man, 32, was found in the early hours of Monday morning at a property on Williams Rd, Strathmerton.

Police cordoned off at least three areas close to the home and thanked the neighbouring community for their patience and support during the past couple of days.

Victoria Police Acting Superintendent Paul Hargreaves said the stabbing was an isolated incident.

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