Teen charged with murder after boy stabbed to death at KFC

·Associate News Editor
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A 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder after a fatal stabbing at a KFC restaurant in northern NSW.

Emergency services were called to the fast-food chain in Casino shortly after 5pm on Sunday after reports of a brawl.

Two teenagers were discovered to have suffered stab wounds, according to NSW Police. One of the stabbing victims, a 17-year-old boy, died at the scene.

Police rushed to the KFC after reports a brawl.
Police rushed to the KFC after reports a brawl. Source: Josephine Shannon/ Nine News/ Twitter

The other, an 18-year-old man, was rushed to Lismore Base Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

A crime scene was established and forensically examined by police, with homicide detectives assisting local police.

Authorities said they were hunting a suspect seen fleeing the scene brandishing a knife, Nine News reported.

Hours later a 17-year-old boy was arrested less than one kilometre from the stabbing at 7.45pm.

He was charged with murder, reckless wounding and affray.

The boy has been refused bail and will front a children's court on Monday.

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