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Man accused of murdering stranger at Sydney train station

  • A man has been arrested after a body was found at Hurstville train station at 6am
  • The deceased man had  ‘suffered severe lacerations’, according to a statement
  • An ‘edged weapon’ was seized  and the station area is now a large crime scene

A man has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing a stranger to death as he ate breakfast outside a Sydney train station.

Brian Lee, 29, allegedly confronted the man, 56, who was sitting in a small park outside Hurstville Train Station about 6am on Saturday.

Lee allegedly lunged at the victim and stabbed him in the chest before running away, The Daily Telegraph reported.

A man has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing a stranger to death as he ate breakfast outside a Sydney train station

Police are hoping CCTV from the train station will shed more light on the bizarre circumstances

Police are hoping CCTV from the train station will shed more light on the bizarre circumstances

The man staggered across the grass for help but collapsed at the entrance to Hurstville Train Station.

Women doing Tai Chi in the park found the man and called for help.

An hour after the killing Lee’s brother phone police after he arrived at their home.

Officers arrested Lee nearby and seized an edged weapon shortly after being called to the scene.

Brian Lee, 29, allegedly confronted the man, 56, who was sitting in a small park outside Hurstville Train Station about 6am on Saturday

Brian Lee, 29, allegedly confronted the man, 56, who was sitting in a small park outside Hurstville Train Station about 6am on Saturday

Police have responded to reports of a 'stabbed body' found at Hurstville station on Saturday

Police have responded to reports of a ‘stabbed body’ found at Hurstville station on Saturday

They took him to Kogarah Police Station and charged with murder.

He was refused bail and is due to appear in court on Sunday.

Police are hoping CCTV from the train station will shed more light on the bizarre circumstances. 

 A large crime scene has been established near Hurstville train station as police investigate

 A large crime scene has been established near Hurstville train station as police investigate

A man had been arrested at a property in Hurstville and an 'edged weapon' has been seized

A man had been arrested at a property in Hurstville and an ‘edged weapon’ has been seized

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