Two Indian students die in Australia following fight over money: Police

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Perth, Feb 12(ANI): Two men, believed to be Indian students aged in their early 20s, died in a suburban Perth street after a fight over money, police say.

According to police, the two died after the dispute went out of control at a house in Crimea St, where it is understood four friends lived.

Detective Inspector David Bryson said an injured man staggered to the nearby St John Ambulance depot seeking medical help at 4 a.m. and alerted paramedics to another injured man.

"Police have responded. They have found a deceased male on the roadway. The person who intially went to St John's (Ambulance depot) he was transferred to Royal Perth Hospital. He subsequently died this morning," Perth Now quoted Detective Inspector Bryson, as saying.

"We have located a person of interest. He is currently in custody. . . At this stage, we have numerous inquries to complete," he added.

Meanwhile, a man aged in his 20s, also understood to be an Indian national, is being questioned over the deaths of the two men, which police are treating as a double homicide.

They said that they apprehended the person-of-interest "just outside of Perth", but gave no details of the arrest.

He has been taken to the WA Police detectives headquarters, where he is being interviewed by Major Crime Squad detectives.

"He will be questioned about the whole incident, what happened during the course of the evening, obviously what he's involved in and where he has been since the time the person was found dead on the street," Detective Inspector Bryson said.

Police is yet to confirm how the fatal injuries were inflicted or if the men had been stabbed. (ANI)

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