Man is killed and woman injured in double stabbing at a family home after knife-wielding ‘attacker broke in at 3.30am’
- Woman in critical condition and has been taken to Launceston General Hospital
- Two teenagers also in the house at the time but were not physically harmed
- The alleged attacker was known to the victims and police are looking for him
A man has been killed a woman critically injured in an incident in Ravenswood, Tasmania.
Police were called to a house on Prossers Forest Road at around 3.30am following a report that a man known to the victims had entered the premises and inflicted stab wounds on the man and woman.
Police in Tasmania are searching for a man who allegedly killed a man and seriously injured a woman in a stabbing incident
Two teenagers were also in the house at the time and are physically unharmed.
The woman, who is in a critical condition has been taken to Launceston General Hospital.
Police are looking for the alleged offender who is not believed to be a threat to the wider community.
Members of the public are asked to avoid the area where the incident happened while investigations are under way.