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Man charged with murder over fatal stabbing in Pyrmont unit complex

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a building manager in Pyrmont on Thursday morning.

Police arrested Jawid Jawid, 41, in Parramatta, 12 hours after he allegedly stabbed his boss Bashir Zaheer, 44, at the Mirage apartment complex on Bunn Street.

Police at the Mirage apartment building in Bunn Street, Pyrmont, where Bashir Zaheer (inset) was fatally stabbed on Thursday.

Police at the Mirage apartment building in Bunn Street, Pyrmont, where Bashir Zaheer (inset) was fatally stabbed on Thursday.Credit:Peter Rae, Nine News

“Police have been told that the man, a building employee, had been involved in an altercation with a man known to him prior to being stabbed,” NSW Police said in a statement on Thursday night.

“A crime scene has been established which is continuing to be examined by specialist forensic police. Detectives have established Strike Force Azoic to investigate the man’s death.”

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