One family has lost two sons in just six months after a man was fatally stabbed in Melbourne’s west last night.
Kon Kot’s brother Machar Kot was killed in June – has followed the tragic fate of his brother, dying after being stabbed at a Hungry Jack’s in Caroline Springs last night.
Mr Kot’s family said he went to the fast food restaurant about 9pm after he received a panicked call from his 15-year brother, who was allegedly being threatened with a knife when the 24-year-old arrived.
A fight broke out which grew out of control and Mr Kot was stabbed.
Paramedics were called but the Kurunjang man died at the scene.
James Makir, 24, was arrested at a nearby house has been charged with one count of murder. He faced the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today.
Another man was also arrested and later released from custody.
Investigators have conducted a line search for the weapon along with a police helicopter.
Police believe Mr Makir and Mr Kot knew each other.
Mr Kot’s family gathered in grief at the Kuranjang home today, remembering a young man who lived for his family and never truly coped with the loss of his younger brother, Machar.
Credits: 9news (Australia Based)