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.
 


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