Man dies following Morwell assault

Staff writers

A Morwell man was charged with murder following a fatal assault in Morwell in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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

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

On Sunday, the Morwell man, 20, was charged with one count of murder, in relation to the death.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at the Latrobe Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

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