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HUNDREDS FLOCK TO NINE MILE BEACH FOR AUSTRALIA DAY LONG WEEKEND

Nine Mile Beach’s popularity with four-wheel-drive enthusiasts has again been demonstrated over the Australia Day long weekend. Authorities recorded a peak of around 800 vehicles on the stretch of sand between Third Creek at Redhead, and Blacksmiths to the south and say visitors have generally been well-behaved. The Belmont Wetlands State Park Trust issues permits, with annual fees set to double next month. The funds are used to help manage the beach. Aerial vision courtesy of Heliservices Newcastle

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MAN INJURED IN OLNEY STATE FOREST CRASH

A man in his 30s has been flown to hospital, after the motorbike he was riding hit a car in remote bushland west of Lake Macquarie. The man suffered a fractured pelvis and abdominal injuries in the accident, which happened at The Basin in the Olney State Forest, around 30 kilometres west of Morisset. He was stablised at the scene by paramedics and the helicopter’s doctor, before he was flown to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital.

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MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER FOLLOWING BOLTON POINT STABBING

A 32-year-old man has been charged with murder, following the stabbing death of a man at Lake Macquarie over the weekend. The man was arrested at McDonald’s at Belmont at around 7 o’clock on Monday evening, before being taken to the nearby Police Station where he was charged. He’s accused of stabbing a 35-year-old man on Leumeah Place at Bolton Point late on Sunday evening. The injured man was taken to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital, where he later died. We’ll have more details in tonight’s news.

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MAN ON THE RUN AFTER FATAL LAKE MACQUARIE STABBING

UPDATE A 32-year-old man has been charged with murder, following the stabbing death of a man at Lake Macquarie over the weekend. MONDAY A man has been stabbed to death at Lake Macquarie, with the horrifying ordeal unfolding in front of the 35-year-old’s fiancee. It’s believed the victim had stepped in to help a woman, when her attacker turned on him.

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MAN DIES FOLLOWING STABBING AT BOLTON POINT

The Homicide Squad has been called in to investigate a stabbing at Lake Macquarie, which led to the death of a 35-year-old man. Police were called to an address on Leumeah Place at Bolton Point at around 10:45 on Sunday evening, following reports a man had been stabbed. The injured man was treated at the scene before he was taken to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital, where he later died. Strike Force Larkview has now been established to investigate the man’s death. Officers are hoping to speak with a 32-year-old man who it’s believed left the home prior to police arriving. He’s described as being of Caucasian appearance and around 172cm tall. A man in his 50s has also been questioned in regards to the incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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