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Two men stabbed to death in Brunswick, Melbourne as woman is arrested

Horror scenes in trendy Melbourne suburb as two men are stabbed to death on the same street Jill Meagher was murdered 10 years ago – before a woman is dramatically arrested on a tram

  • Two men stabbed to death in Brunswick, Melbourne at 5am on Thursday
  • A woman was then arrested on a tram in the nearby suburb of Carlton
  • Stabbing happened near where Jill Meagher was murdered ten years ago 

A woman has been arrested on a tram after two men were stabbed to death in Melbourne early on Thursday morning.

Following reports of a stabbing, emergency services arrived at Hope Street in Brunswick at about 5.20am on Thursday.

Both men died at the scene while a woman was arrested on a tram in nearby Carlton shortly after. 

A woman has been arrested after two men were stabbed to death in Melbourne early on Thursday morning (pictured are emergency services at the scene in Brunswick)

Police say the woman is assisting them with inquiries.

The two victims are yet to be formally identified. 

Witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage of the incident are urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Detectives from the Homicide Squad are investigating. 

The shocking stabbing comes ten years after 29-year-old Jill Meagher was murdered while walking home on nearby Sydney Road. 

Ms Meagher, who originally hails from Ireland, was raped and murdered by a stranger while making the short walk back to the Melbourne apartment she shared with her husband, Tom, in September 2012. 

Eerie CCTV footage was aired across Australian TV screens showing the 29-year-old being approached on the way home by Adrian Bayley – who would be later given a life sentence for her murder – in hopes the missing woman might be found safe. 

Her body was found in a shallow grave north of Melbourne six days later.

More to come 

Jill Meagher (pictured above) was a 29-year-old Irish woman living in Australia who was raped and murdered by Bayley in Melbourne in September 2012

Jill Meagher (pictured above) was a 29-year-old Irish woman living in Australia who was raped and murdered by Bayley in Melbourne in September 2012

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