Man charged over murder of Campbelltown's Jamie Phillips

A man will face court today charged over his alleged role in the murder of Campbelltown man Jamie Phillips last year.

Campbelltown officers were called to Rosemeadow's Englorie Park Drive about 1pm on October 25 after a man's body was found in a vacant lot.

He was stabbed to death.

The man was formally identified as 46-year-old Campbelltown man, Jamie Phillips.

Local detectives, with the assistance of the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad, established Strike Force Hardey to investigate the circumstances surrounding Mr Phillip's death.

Following extensive inquiries, officers executed a search warrant at a St Helens home just after 11.30am yesterday (Thursday, March 7).

A 37-year-old man was arrested at the home and taken to Campbelltown Police Station, where he was charged with murder.

Police will allege in court that Mr Phillips was stabbed at a home at Rosemeadow and his body was later dumped at the vacant lot.

He was refused bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court today (Friday, March 8.

Investigations under Strike Force Hardey are continuing.