Man Dies After Assault; Man Charged At Raymond Terrace

A man will appear in court charged after another man died following an assault in the Hunter region yesterday.

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.

Upon his release from hospital, the man was taken to Raymond Terrace Police Station and charged with murder.

He was refused bail and will appear before Raymond Terrace Local Court today (Wednesday 10 April 2024).

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