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Fatal stabbing in Launceston

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An offender is on the run after a man was stabbed to death in the Launceston suburb of Ravenswood early this morning

A woman is also in a critical condition in the Launceston General Hospital in the wake of the attack at a home on Prossers Forest Road.

Two teenagers also at the home were unharmed.

It's believed the attacker is known to the victims and there's no threat to the wider public. 

A police manhunt is underway and the public is asked to avoid the area.