NEWCASTLE MAN DIES IN HOSPITAL WITH STAB WOUND

Police are investigating the death of a man who was stabbed near Broadmeadow on Sunday night.

The 56-year-old showed up at a home on Broadmeadow Road around 8:20pm with a wound to his stomach.

A resident and her neighbour helped the man and called emergency services.

He was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition and sadly died in hospital today.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the nearby area between 7:00pm and 8:30pm or who may have dashcam footage from the nearby Nineways Broadmeadow vicinity between these times is urged to contact Newcastle Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.