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Man arrested after body found with 'severe lacerations' by horrified commuter at a Sydney train station

  • A man has been arrested after a body was found at Hurstville train station at 6am
  • The deceased man had  'suffered severe lacerations', according to a statement
  • An 'edged weapon' was seized  and the station area is now a large crime scene

A man had been arrested at a property in Hurstville after a body was found with two stab wounds at the entrance to a southern Sydney train station.

Horrified commuters made the grisly discovery just after 6am near the Forrest Road Entrance to Hurstville Railway Station, 9NEWS reported.

Police have released a statement confirming that the man, had 'suffered severe lacerations'. 

Police have responded to reports of a 'stabbed body' found at Hurstville station on Saturday

Police have responded to reports of a 'stabbed body' found at Hurstville station on Saturday

 A large crime scene has been established near Hurstville train station as police investigate

 A large crime scene has been established near Hurstville train station as police investigate

An 'edged weapon' was seized during the arrest, and the man currently in custody is at Kogarah Police Station is said to be assisting with police inquiries.

A large crime scene has been established near the station, which is about 16km south of the city and is part of the St George area.

The Sydney Morning Herald reported that bloodied white sheet covered what is believed to the body of the man – reportedly in his 50s – at the station entrance. 

A man had been arrested at a property in Hurstville and an 'edged weapon' has been seized

A man had been arrested at a property in Hurstville and an 'edged weapon' has been seized

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