Man Dies After Assault; Man Arrested At Raymond Terrace

A man remains in police custody after another man died following an assault in the Hunter region overnight.

Just before 2am (Tuesday 9 April 2024), emergency services were called to Cambridge Avenue, Raymond Terrace, following reports a man was found with serious head injuries.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attended and treated a 38-year-old man; however, he died at the scene.

Officers attached to Port Stephens-Hunter Police District were told the injured man was involved in an altercation when he was reportedly assaulted.

As part of inquiries, police arrested a 29-year-old man nearby.

He was taken to Raymond Terrace Police Station before being transferred to Maitland Hospital for assessment.

A crime scene has been established as police investigate the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

As inquiries continue, anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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