The woman suffered critical stab wounds. Picture: Daniel Irwin
The woman suffered critical stab wounds. Picture: Daniel Irwin

Man wanted after woman’s brutal NSW murder

POLICE are on the hunt for a man after a woman was allegedly stabbed in the neck and murdered at a home in Lake Macquarie.

Police were called to the home on Stephens Ave, Glendale at 11.30am after a woman was found suffering stab wounds.

 

Detectives are now searching for a man known as Tafari Walton.
Detectives are now searching for a man known as Tafari Walton.

 

 

Emergency crews were called to a house on Stephens Avenue, Glendale, about 11.30am. Picture: Daniel Irwin
Emergency crews were called to a house on Stephens Avenue, Glendale, about 11.30am. Picture: Daniel Irwin

 

 

She was treated by paramedics before being taken to John Hunter Hospital where she died.

A crime scene was established at the woman's house and detectives are now searching for a man known as Tafari Walton.

Walton is described as having a dark complexion, aged in his early 20s with a long black ponytail, and wearing a grey top with black short.

It's believed he may be driving a 2008 white Mitsubishi Outlander with NSW registration AW67VV.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of this man or the vehicle please do not approach but contact triple-0.

 

NSW Police supplied image of a similar vehicle to the white Mitsubishi Outlander with a NSW registration AW6-7VV possibly being driven by Tafari Walton.
NSW Police supplied image of a similar vehicle to the white Mitsubishi Outlander with a NSW registration AW6-7VV possibly being driven by Tafari Walton.

 

Paramedics took the woman to John Hunter Hospital but they were unable to save her. Picture: Daniel Irwin
Paramedics took the woman to John Hunter Hospital but they were unable to save her. Picture: Daniel Irwin

 

 

 

Forensic crews swamped the street yesterday. Picture: Daniel Irwin
Forensic crews swamped the street yesterday. Picture: Daniel Irwin