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Man charged with murder after stabbing death in Melbourne’s outer east

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A 42-year-old man has been charged with murder following a stabbing death in Melbourne’s outer east.

A 42-year-old man has been charged with murder following a stabbing death in Melbourne's outer east.

Homicide Squad detectives tonight charged the man from Croydon following an incident in Bayswater North this morning.

Emergency services were called to reports of an injured male in a suburban backyard at an address on Mason Court about 7.10am.

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Police and SES search the grounds of nearby carparks for signs of a weapon.

A man aged in his 40s was treated by paramedics but died at the scene.

A crime scene was established at the home and police and SES spent the morning searching nearby carparks.

A knife was found hours later dumped in a bin in the carpark of a nearby McDonald's.

Police found a knife dumped in the carpark bin of a nearby McDonald's.

Police say the exact circumstances of the incident are yet to be determined but that there is no evidence of any ongoing threat to the community.

The man has been remanded to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/man-allegedly-stabbed-to-death-in-melbournes-outer-east/d3dbe40a-291f-4fd8-b0ad-ee26d2cc7434

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