Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh has been found stabbed to death following a domestic dispute at his home, according to reports.
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According to the ABC, police and ambulance crews were called to Walsh’s house in Somerton Park in the early hours on Friday morning after reports of a domestic dispute.
Paramedics treated Walsh at the scene but he died as a result of a number of stab wounds.
Walsh’s 26-year-old son was detained by police and will be charged for murder.
The 55-year-old’s wife Meredith was taken to hospital for a leg injury, but it is believed she is not facing life-threatening injuries.
South Australian Police Superintendent Des Bray confirmed Walsh had died as a result of stab wounds.
“I can’t tell you anything about the argument or the circumstances of that, but as a result of that both Mr Walsh and his wife received the wounds and the wounds ultimately caused Mr Walsh’s death,” he is reported as saying by the ABC.
Adelaide Crows players are believed to be gathering at the club’s headquarters.