Teenage girl, 18, charged with murder after the fatal stabbing of woman, 61

  • A teenage girl, 18, has been charged with murder over fatal stabbing of a woman
  • The 61-year-old victim died from stab wounds at her home in Adelaide on Friday
  • Hours later police arrested the attacker and charged her the following Saturday
  • Police put out appeal for CCTV or dashcam footage of area during time of attack 

A teenage girl has been charged with murder over the fatal stabbing of a 61-year-old woman.

Police arrested and charged the 18-year-old attacker following the brutal attack on Friday night in Adelaide.

Emergency services were called to a house at 5pm on Goodman Avenue in Kilburn, Adelaide Now reported.

A teenage girl has been charged with murder over the fatal stabbing of a 61-year-old woman

A teenage girl has been charged with murder over the fatal stabbing of a 61-year-old woman

Emergency services were called to a house at 5pm on Goodman Avenue in Kilburn, Adelaide Now reported

Emergency services were called to a house at 5pm on Goodman Avenue in Kilburn, Adelaide Now reported

The victim died at the scene from her stab wounds and hours later major crime detectives arrested the girl at her home.

She was charged with murder on Saturday morning.

The 61-year-old lived at the home with her husband it is thought she and the girl were known to each other.

A fellow resident said the victim was a ‘really nice lady’. 

‘She never had an argument with anybody around here,’ he said. 

Inspector Billy Thompson said police believed the girl had been at the address prior to the stabbing.

‘We do believe they (the alleged offender and victim) may be been known to each other but that’s yet to be categorically confirmed.’ 

Police are appealing for any CCTV or dashcam footage of the Goodman Avenue area between 3pm and 5pm on Friday.

Detectives and SES rescue volunteers searched the scene on Saturday morning for the bladed weapon. 

The attacker was refused bail. 

She will appear at Adelaide Magistrates Court on Monday.  

The victim died on scene from her stab wounds and hours later major crime detectives arrested the attacker at her home

The victim died on scene from her stab wounds and hours later major crime detectives arrested the attacker at her home