A woman has been charged with murder after the alleged stabbing death of a 51-year-old man in East Maitland.
The 23-year-old woman, who police said was known to the deceased man, was taken into custody after police attended the scene at Ronald Street, Tenambit after 7pm on Saturday.
Earlier in the evening, police received a call concerning the man's welfare but despite the best efforts of police and paramedics, the man died at the scene with alleged stab wounds to his stomach.
A crime scene was established at the home which is being forensically examined.
Detectives have commenced an investigation under Strike Force Creekborough.
The woman has been charged with murder.
She was refused bail to appear at Newcastle Bail Court on Sunday.
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