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Murder charges, Paddington

Detectives have charged a woman following a fatal stabbing incident that occurred yesterday evening at Paddington.

It will be alleged at about 10pm at an address in Kennedy Terrace, a disturbance occurred between a woman and a number of the residents at that location. Four men received stab wounds as a result of the altercation.

It is further alleged a second stabbing incident occurred a short time later involving the same woman and another man at Woolcock Park Ashgrove. The man received a small wound to his stomach.

Police located and arrested the 39-year-old woman at Woolcock Park a short time later.

Two men from Kennedy Terrace were transported to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and the other two men transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital for treatment of their injuries. One of those men is now deceased.

The remaining victims all have non-life-threatening injuries.

The woman is charged with one count of murder, three counts of attempted murder and one count of acts intended to maim.

She is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court today.

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