Police investigate death following stabbing reports

By Luke Voogt

Homicide detectives are investigating a man’s death in Whittington on Wednesday afternoon following reports of a stabbing.

Emergency services rushed to a property on Planet Court about 3pm after reports a man had been stabbed.

On arrival police found a man in his 40s suffering life-threatening injuries, a Victoria Police spokesperson said.

“He was taken to hospital where he later died,” they said.

“The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are still being established and a crime scene has been set up.”

Police urged anyone with information to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au