Further charges after Morwell homicide

Homicide Squad detectives have charged a further two men following a fatal assault in Morwell on the weekend.

Detectives arrested a 23-year-old Morwell man this morning and a 19-year-old Morwell man this afternoon.

Both have been charged with one count of murder and will appear at Latrobe Magistrates’ Court on 23 February.

On Sunday, police charged 20-year-old Morwell man in relation to the incident.

He appeared at Latrobe Magistrates’ Court today and was further remanded to 19 July.

The charges follow an alleged incident on Buckley Street, Morwell around 12.30am on 20 February.

A 19-year-old Churchill man was conveyed to hospital where he later died.

The investigation remains ongoing and anyone who witnessed the incident or with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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