Emerald man charged with murder after alleged assault
UPDATE 2.50PM: A 51-year-old Emerald man accused of murder has been remanded in custody.
He appeared in the Emerald Magistrates Court this morning.
He will reappear via video link in May.
BREAKING 7.30AM: POLICE have charged a 51-year-old Emerald man with murder after an incident in Emerald last night.
Around 9pm it is alleged the man assaulted a 36-year-old Emerald man at a residence on New Street.
The 36-year-old was taken to Emerald Hospital where he died overnight.
The 51-year-old is due to face Emerald Magistrates Court today.