Police are appealing to a man wanted in connection to the
stabbing death of a Melbourne man to hand himself in.
A 22-year-old man was attacked in his St Albans home early on
Tuesday while other family members including children were in
Family members drove the victim to Sunshine hospital where he
Police have issued an arrest warrant for 30-year-old Vatthana
Chounlamountry who they say is known to the victim and also
lives in St Albans.
Homicide squad Detective Inspector John Potter said Mr
Chounlamountry was seen driving a black Mazda wagon near the
deceased man's home on Tuesday morning.
He said anyone who sees Mr Chounlamountry should not approach
him and instead contact police.
"Mr Chounlamountry is wanted in connection to the death of
another man so we obviously are concerned in regards to the
fact that he's still out in the community," he told
Inspector Chris Gilbert said earlier police don't believe the
attack was random and the victim suffered multiple wounds.
"There's been a number of wounds, we're not exactly sure what
they've been inflicted by," he told reporters.