Charges Death Tennant Creek

Major Crime Detectives have charged a man with committing a Violent Act Causing Death following an alleged assault on another man on February 6 in Tennant Creek, Northern Territory Police say

The victim attended the Tennant Creek Hospital on February 9 seeking treatment for injuries and was subsequently transported to the Royal Adelaide Hospital and later died on Friday 16 February.

Detectives confirm the incident occurred following a dispute involving a number of people at a residence on Bornite Street.

Investigators remain in Tennant Creek conducting further inquiries in relation to the matter.

A report is being prepared for the Northern Territory Coroner.

A 41-year-old man is scheduled to appear before the Tennant Creek Local Court today.

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