Man charged following the death of Josheph Acquaro

Homicide Squad detectives have today charged a man in relation to the 2016 death of Joseph Acquaro, Victoria Police say.

A 69-year-old from Reservoir was arrested in Ringwood about 9.45am today, following an extensive investigation.

He has been charged with murder.

54-year-old Joseph Acquaro was found deceased in St Phillips Street, near the corner of Lygon Street, in Brunswick east about 3am on 15 March 2016.

The 69-year-old man will appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court this afternoon where investigators will seek to have him remanded in custody.

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