Fatal stabbing

Boy involved in brawl that led to Tongan teen's death was on bail, court told

Solomone, 15, died after being fatally stabbed in the chest during a fight near the Brimbank Shopping Centre, near Deer Park in Melbourne's west, last Tuesday night.

ABC News reports six boys between the ages of 13 and 16 have been charged with violent disorder and affray, but no one has yet been charged with his murder.

On Tuesday, one of the boys accused of participating in the attack faced a children's court and was granted bail, which police and prosecutors did not oppose.

Melbourne gang members urged to break their silence on Tongan teen stabbing death

Victoria Police on Sunday asked gang members involved in the Deer Park killing to look within their own consciences and help them identify the person who stabbed the teenager.

The 15-year-old died on Tuesday last week after he and his cousin were allegedly approached by a group of about 10 youths armed with knives near Brimbank Shopping Centre.

Seven boys, aged between 13 and 16, have been charged with violent disorder and affray but no one has yet been charged with Solomone's death.

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Solomone Taufeulungaki was walking with his cousin when a group of up to 10 people ran towards them near the Brimbank Shopping Centre on Tuesday.

The group then set upon Solomone and he was fatally stabbed during a brawl.

While no-one has been charged over his death, six boys aged between 13 and 16 fronted a children's court on violent disorder and affray charges on Wednesday.

UK park stabbing suspect 'known to MI5'

Khairi Saadallah, 25, from the town, was arrested at the scene yesterday and police say they are not looking for anyone else over the terror incident.

Sources told the BBC he is originally from Libya and came to the attention of MI5 in 2019.

One victim has been named as teacher James Furlong - described by his school as "talented and inspirational".

Paying tribute to Furlong, head of history, government and politics at the Holt School in Wokingham, the school's co-heads said he was a "kind and gentle man" with a "real sense of duty".

Tongan 15-year-old victim’s family forgive his alleged killers

Police allege Solomone Taufeulungaki was stabbed after he was approached by a group of up to 10 males outside Brimbank Shopping Centre in Deer Park just after 4:00pm on Tuesday.

ABC News reports the 15-year-old died at the scene.

Six boys aged between 13 and 16 were charged with violent disorder and affray and appeared in a children's court on Wednesday.

Many of them were supported by parents and most of the children will apply for bail in the coming days.

Tongan man 'fatally stabbed defending friend from domestic violence'

Ben Apikatoa had responded to a call for help from Cassie Sanders, who was allegedly assaulted by her former partner, Nathan Chatimba.

Police allege the two men - who were known to each other - were arguing in the front yard of the St Clair house when Chatimba attacked Apikotoa.

Chatimba was arrested about two hours later at a home some 2km away and was charged with murder and assault occasioning bodily harm.

Tongan man stabbed to death, younger brother in custody

Australian media report William Hunuki, 27, was stabbed in the abdomen at a unit in Bankstown.

Hunuki died after his life support was switched off in Liverpool Hospital about 9pm on Saturday.

Alexander John Dunleavy, 26, faced Parramatta bail court yesterday, accused of delivering the fatal wounds after an altercation.

He was also charged with assaulting an officer in the execution of his duty.

Mr Dunleavy, who police said was known to his victim, did not apply for bail and it was formally denied by the magistrate.