South Australia Police advised that Major Crime detectives were due to fly from Adelaide to Coober Pedy on Wednesday morning

A 47-year-old man has been charged with murder following a fatal stabbing in the famous opal mining town of Coober Pedy in South Australia.

Emergency services were called to Hutchinson St at around 5.45pm on Tuesday  following reports of the stabbing. 

A 46-year-old Indulkana man was found with a stab wound to the chest and taken to hospital where he later died. 

Police arrested a 47-year-old a man from Coober Pedy, who is known to the victim.

South Australia Police advised that Major Crime detectives were due to fly from Adelaide to Coober Pedy on Wednesday morning

South Australia Police advised that Major Crime detectives were due to fly from Adelaide to Coober Pedy on Wednesday morning

Coober Pedy is 846 km north of Adelaide on the Stuart Highway and is known as 'the opal capital of the world

Coober Pedy is 846 km north of Adelaide on the Stuart Highway and is known as ‘the opal capital of the world

They are not seeking any other suspects involved in the stabbing. 

The man was charged with murder and will appear in the Coober Pedy Magistrates Court on Wednesday.  

South Australia Police advised that Major Crime detectives were due to fly from Adelaide to Coober Pedy on Wednesday morning.  

Coober Pedy is 846 km north of Adelaide on the Stuart Highway and is known as ‘the opal capital of the world’. 

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