Benjamin McCartin arrested after Melbourne CBD death

Police have arrested Benjamin McCartin this afternoon in relation to the death of a man in the Melbourne CBD last weekend.

The 40-year-old was arrested in Carlton shortly after 4pm.

The arrest follows a public appeal by police yesterday as part of their investigation into the death on a 46-year-old Carlton man following an affray on King Street on 10 October.

A 43-year-old Melbourne woman has already been charged with murder in relation to the matter and a 42-year-old Melbourne man remains in hospital under police guard.

Police wish to thank members of the public and media for their assistance with this matter.

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