Police Charge Man After Melton South Assault 5 March

Homicide Squad detectives have charged a man following an alleged assault in Melton South earlier this week, where a man later died.

It is alleged a 56-year-old man was assaulted at a property on Richard Road about 4pm on Saturday, 2 March.

The man was located a short time later and was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

He died in hospital on Sunday, 3 March.

A 56-year-old Melton South man was arrested and has been charged with manslaughter.

He has been remanded to appear before the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 5 March.

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