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Man stabbed in Cashmere dies

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 27/12/2016
A post mortem examination will be conducted on Wednesday. © Getty Images A post mortem examination will be conducted on Wednesday.

A man stabbed in the Christchurch suburb of Cashmere on Christmas Day has died.

He was 26-year-old Hardeep Singh.

The 22-year-old woman arrested and charged on the day of the stabbing is due to appear again in Christchurch District Court on Wednesday and charges will be upgraded as the death is now being treated as a homicide, police say.

She was previously charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and was remanded in custody.

A post mortem examination will be conducted on Wednesday.

Police have previously said the two knew each other.

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