Police charge man after Morwell homicide

Homicide Squad detectives have charged a man following a fatal assault in Morwell Saturday morning.

Emergency services were called to Buckley Street around 12.30am and located a man in the street with life-threatening injuries.

The 19-year-old Churchill man was conveyed to hospital, however he passed away.

A 20-year-old Morwell man has been charged with one count of murder.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at the Latrobe Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning.

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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