Two men charged over Perth stabbing

Two men have been charged over an attack linked to a fatal stabbing near a Perth nightclub.
Two men have been charged over an attack linked to a fatal stabbing near a Perth nightclub.

Police investigating a fatal stabbing outside a Perth nightclub have charged two men over a second attack which happened shortly before.

Homicide squad detectives say they have charged a 23-year-old Aveley man with inflicting grievous bodily harm in relation to a stabbing at Northbridge on November 27.

A 20-year-old Marangaroo man will also face court accused of being an accessory after the fact to the offence.

The pair were expected to appear on Sunday in Perth Magistrates Court.

Police say the incident is linked to another stabbing that occurred a few minutes later in which a 28-year-old man died.

An 18-year-old has been charged over that attack, which happened during a brawl near the Republic nightclub.

The victim was treated at the scene but died in hospital, while a man in his 20s was also treated for non-fatal stab wounds.

Police said at the time those involved in the fighting were members of the local African community who were known to each other.

Australian Associated Press