Man charged following Gungahlin death

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A 30-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 13 March 2019) charged with murder.

About 2am Monday (11 March) police were called to a residence in Gungahlin following reports of an altercation and located a 56–year–old man who had suffered critical injuries. Officers performed CPR, however the man died at the scene.

Police will allege the 30-year-old man was involved in the altercation before leaving the residence. He was arrested a short time later near Manning Clark Crescent.

The men are not believed to be related, but police believe they were known to each other.

Police will oppose bail.

Anyone who may have any information, CCTV or dash-cam footage that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6372686. Information can be provided anonymously.