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Boy, 15, charged with murder over stabbing death of 17-year-old at community basketball centre 

Boy, 15, is charged with murder over stabbing death of 17-year-old at community basketball centre

  • A 15-year-old has been charged with the stabbing murder of a 17-year-old boy
  • The older teenager was stabbed in Eagle Stadium in Werribee on Friday night
  • The 17-year-old was rushed from the stadium to hospital where he later died 
  • Police questioned the 15-year-old boy on Saturday before he was released
  • The homicide squad arrested the boy on Tuesday and charged him with murder 

A Victorian boy has been charged with murdering an older teenager at a basketball stadium in Melbourne’s outer west.

A 17-year-old Wyndham Vale teen was stabbed inside Eagle Stadium in Werribee just before 6pm on Friday.

He was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries and later died.

The 17-year-old boy was rushed from Eagle Stadium in Werribee to hospital on Friday night

His alleged attacker, a 15-year-old, was interviewed by police on Saturday before being released without charge.

Homicide squad detectives arrested the younger boy in Wyndham Vale on Tuesday afternoon and he will soon face children’s court charged with murder.

The 15-year-old boy was interviewed by police on Saturday and released without a charge

The 15-year-old boy was interviewed by police on Saturday and released without a charge

The Wyndham Basketball Association said the ‘serious incident’ was not connected to any of its programs or competitions on the night.

All domestic games were cancelled and the stadium remained closed over the weekend before reopening on Monday.

‘WLS (stadium management) has increased security and operational staff at Eagle Stadium and Victoria Police will also be providing a presence after the stadium was reopened,’ the association posted on Facebook.

On Tuesday the homicide squad arrested the 15-year-old and charged him with murder

On Tuesday the homicide squad arrested the 15-year-old and charged him with murder

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