Man stabbed to death in Bendigo

Thursday, 8.30am

Police remain on guard at the scene of yesterday’s fatal stabbing in Bendigo.

A man had been found in King Street with life-threatening injuries to his lower body.

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition, but later died.

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5.40pm

A man has died following a stabbing in Bendigo this afternoon.

Homicide Squad detectives are in Bendigo investigating the circumstances surrounding his death.

Emergency services were called to an address on King Street about 12.30pm.

The man was located outside the address with serious life-threatening injuries.

The man who is yet to be formally identified was taken to hospital where he died a short time later.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

5pm

King Street remains closed as an increased police presence swarms on the area.

An intensive land and air search is underway over central Bendigo, after a man was stabbed earlier this afternoon.

He remains in a critical condition.

4.30pm

The Victoria Police canine unit and air wing are on scene in Bendigo.

Police are searching the area in the vicinity of King Street and along the railway line behind the address.

The search comes as a man continues to fight for his life after being stabbed in Bendigo this afternoon.

2.40pm

Highway Patrol have blocked off the road from the intersection of King and Queen streets.

More detectives have arrived at the scene.

1.58pm

Police have widened the crime scene in King Street.

The canine unit is en route to the scene.

1.10pm

Police have confirmed they are investigating a stabbing in Bendigo.

Officers attended King Street following reports of a stabbing about 12.30pm.

Police said a man in his 30s was taken to hospital in a life-threatening condition.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are yet to be determined.

The investigation is ongoing.

Police urged anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at crimestoppersvic.com.au.

Earlier

EMERGENCY services have blocked off part of King Street after a serious incident that left a man in a critical condition.

Ambulance Victoria said paramedics were called to King Street, Bendigo, about 12.30pm.

A man was in a critical condition with injuries to his lower body.

Police are also at the scene.

More to come