Newcastle Herald
Tuesday, 5 December 2023

Violent home invasion in Coane Street Merewether, man stabbed in the stomach

Madeline Link
Jessica Brown
Updated September 19 2023 - 5:14pm, first published 8:33am


A TRAIL of blood, forensic markers and a swarm of undercover and general police marred Merewether's Coane Street in the aftermath of a horrific home invasion overnight.

Madeline Link

Madeline Link


Madeline Link is a journalist at the Newcastle Herald, with a focus on Lake Macquarie City Council. To keep up with my stories, follow my Twitter @madeline_link, for tips email

Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown

Digital Editor

Jessica began her journalism career in 2009 as a cadet at The Port Stephens Examiner before moving to London for a two-year stint working in magazines and digital publishing. The Lake Macquarie local returned to Australia where she took up a reporting role at The Maitland Mercury. She worked across several rounds including local council, police and property before moving into digital journalism and joining the team at The Newcastle Herald in 2017.

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