WARNING: Distressing Content. A 14-year-old girl has been charged with murder after her mother found the body of her 10-year-old cousin in Gunnedah, NSW.

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Emergency services attended a home in Gunnedah, NSW on the 8th July, 2020 where a 10-year-old girls body had been found. A short time later, officers from the Oxley Police District arrested a 14-year-old girl alleged to be the victims cousin.

There are reports that the 10-year-old victim had carvings marked on her body and was found with stab wounds.

The small country town of Gunnedah in New South Wales has a population of 10,000 and have been shocked to hear of the tragedy.

NSW Police Force have released a statement:

“Detectives have charged a teenager with murder after a young girl was found dead in the State’s north-west today.

Emergency services were called to a home in Gunnedah after the body of a 10-year-old girl was discovered about 7am (Wednesday 8 July 2020).

Officers from Oxley Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

A short time later, officers arrested a 14-year-old girl – who was known to the child – nearby.

She was taken to Gunnedah Police Station where she was charged with murder.

The teen has been refused bail to appear before a children’s court tomorrow (Thursday 9 July 2020).”

We can only imagine how terrible this would be for the family and community. Sending our condolences to the family and friends of the victim.

  • Chuck her ass in lockup solitary confinement and make her damn lesson. 14 year olds no exactly what there doing and normal juvi aint gunna fix that she needs the hard time or she’ll just re-offend.


  • Wow! How can a person so young be so cruel and do such a thing?!
    That poor child’s family.
    I hope the justice system is fair and the girl learns her lesson.


  • This is a very sad story for all involved. I hope there is comfort and love shown in both families xx


  • This is, indeed, the worst story I have heard for a while …. without knowing the history behind the story, it’s hard to comprehend but … a child killing another child is truly horrific ….


  • Such a sad story. Feel for everyone involved.


  • Jeez this is so sad. Poor family!


  • Of course we don’t know anything about the background details motivation and incidents which led to this act, but it’s very very tragic indeed. I can imagine the family is totally devastated, including the accused 14yr old girl.


  • This is really hard to comprehend. What is happening with our youth if we are at this stage of crimes where children are killing children. I can not imagine what both families must be going through. It is absolutely horrendous.

    • Incredible amounts of support will be needed by the families.


  • No words. I felt so strange reading this article, to imagine someone so young is capable of this.


  • I was horrified when the news report of this tragedy was first released. The detail in the news report was quite graphic. It must be an unimaginable horror for the families.


  • There are no words for this! It’s seriously tragic and disturbing


  • absolutely heartbreaking, can’t imagine her last moments


  • This is so shocking. Can’t imagine what the family must be going through.


  • Absolutely heart breaking. Its scary to know that a 14 year old is capable of such a hideous crime!


  • What a tragedy. 14 years old is old enough to know what she was doing.


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