Shoalhaven News

Police release CCTV as part of investigation into Nowra stabbing death

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Homicide Squad detectives have released CCTV footage as they continue to investigate the fatal stabbing of a man in the Shoalhaven earlier this year.

Just before 4.20am on Tuesday January 4, emergency services were called to the intersection of Haigh Avenue and Worrigee Street at Nowra, following reports a man had been located unconscious suffering a stab wound.

Officers attached to South Coast Police District attended and commenced CPR, however he died at hospital a short time later.

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He has since been formally identified as 51-year-old Michael Kerr (pictured above).

Detectives from the State Crime Command's Homicide Squad established Strike Force Lodder to investigate the circumstances surrounding the man's death.

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As part of ongoing investigations, strike force detectives have released CCTV footage of Kerr walking south along nearby Kinghorne Street a short time before he was injured.

Strike force detectives have also released CCTV footage of a vehicle which was seen in the area at the time of the incident which is described as being a white Mitsubishi ASX SUV.

Police also want to speak to a man who they believe may be able to assist with their inquiries.

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He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his early 20s, with brown hair; he's depicted in CCTV footage as a front seat passenger of the SUV.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have CCTV or dashcam footage from the surrounding area between 3am and 5am on Tuesday January 4 or who may have information which could assist detectives to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Images: NSW Police

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