Homicide squad detectives arrest two men after Neerim East shooting death in 2017

Police have arrested two men in relation to the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in Neerim East in August 2017.

A 19-year-old man from Rokeby and a 25-year-old man from Munro were arrested this morning and have been charged with manslaughter.

Both are expected to appear before the Morwell Magistrates’ Court today

The 17-year-old Nayook boy was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries following the incident on 27 August, 2017 however, he subsequently passed away in hospital.

Sergeant Cameron Scott


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