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No charges yet laid in relation to Surfside stabbing death


Andrew Drake, above, died from stab wounds. Police say no charges have yet to be laid. .

South Coast police have released the following media release this afternoon:

"South Coast Police have released the name of the victim of a stabbing that occurred at Surfside on Saturday evening 13 April 2019.

He is Andrew Peter Drake, a 29 year old male, who died as a result of his injuries.

Two men aged 18 and 48 were arrested following the incident. They were later interviewed by detectives and have been released pending further enquiries.

Detectives from South Coast Police District are continuing investigations surrounding the circumstances of Mr Drake’s death.

Anyone with information is asked to call Batemans Bay Police on 44720099 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333000."