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NSW Teens among trio charged over deadly stabbing

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Three people, including two teenagers, have been charged in relation to the year-old fatal stabbing of a man in Nowra on the New South Wales south coast.

Just before 4.20am on January 4, 2022, emergency services were called to the intersection of Haigh Avenue and Worrigee Street at Nowra, following reports a man suffering a stab wound had been found unconscious.

The man died in hospital a short time later.

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He has since been formally identified as 51-year-old Michael Kerr.

Following extensive investigations, detectives arrested two 17-year-old boys at Penrith Police Station on Tuesday, January 24, 2023.

Both teenagers were charged with murder, aggravated robbery with wounding/grievous bodily harm, attempt robbery in company, aggravated enter dwelling with intent knowing people there, and drive conveyance taken without consent of owner.

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They were remanded in custody before they appeared in court yesterday and were formally bail refused to next appear on March 23.

At about 7am yesterday, detectives executed a search warrant at a home in Warilla, where they arrested a 22-year-old man.

He was taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station and charged with murder, aggravated robbery with wounding/grievous bodily harm, attempt robbery in company, and drive conveyance taken without consent of owner.

He was refused bail to appear in court today.

Police will allege in court the three men entered into a joint criminal enterprise to rob Kerr of cash and a mobile phone, during which he was stabbed.

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