Invercargill Police have today charged a 44-year-old man with manslaughter.
The charge relates to an altercation with a 78-year-old man in the car park of a local licenced premises on Saturday 28 January.
The older man died on Wednesday 1 February.
The 44-year-old is due to appear in Invercargill District Court on Thursday 23 March.
As the matter is before the court, Police are not in a position to comment further.
Issued by Police Media Centre