Police investigating a disturbance in Oak Street.
Police investigating a disturbance in Oak Street.

Koongal man charged with murder after assault in April

A 42-YEAR-OLD Koogal man has been charged with murder following an investigation into an assault in Rockhampton earlier this year.

The man was originally charged with grievous bodily harm in relation to an altercation at an Ilott Street home in the early hours of April 22.

A 59-year-old man involved in the altercation died in hospital on May 15.

The 42-year-old is due to appear before the Rockhampton Magistrates Court via videolink this afternoon.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.



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