7 December 2023

Teen girl charged with murder after Warrawong brawl

| Zoe Cartwright
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A 15-year-old girl has been charged with murder following a brawl in Warrawong in November. Photo: istock.

NSW Police have laid additional charges following the death of a woman after a brawl at Warrawong last month.

Emergency services were called to Wegit Way in Warrawong at about 6:30 pm on Wednesday, 22 November, following reports of a brawl.

Officers attached to Lake Illawarra Police District found a 39-year-old woman with stab wounds.

Seven people – six juveniles and a 37-year-old woman – were initially charged in relation to the incident, and Strike Force Galmarra was formed to investigate.

The seven people remain before the courts.

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The stabbing victim was taken to Wollongong Hospital, where she died last weekend.

As part of the ongoing investigation, a 15-year-old girl has now been charged with an additional offence of murder.

She remains remanded in custody and is next due to appear at a children’s court on Tuesday, 12 December.

Investigations under Strike Force Galmarra continue.

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