Man charged with murder after Reservoir stabbing death, assault

A 32-year-old man has been charged with murder and attempted murder after a man died and a woman was seriously injured at a home in Melbourne’s north.

A major manhunt was launched to find Shaun Sanderson, 32, after a violent incident at a property in Reservoir on Wednesday morning.

Police at the scene in Reservoir on Wednesday.Credit:Joe Armao

A 29-year-old man died and a 65-year-old woman was seriously injured at the Willoughby Street home just after 8am on Wednesday.

Sanderson was arrested at a busy intersection near Preston Market hours later, at about 2.40pm.

The 32-year-old, from Reservoir, has since been charged with murder and attempted murder.

He was remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

The woman is recovering in a stable condition at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Police on Wednesday confirmed the parties knew each other.


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