Man dies following serious assault, Queen Street, Auckland

Man dies following serious assault, Queen Street, Auckland

Auckland City

A 24-year-old man has died following a serious assault on Queen Street at around 4.20am on Saturday 20 April.

The man died in hospital this afternoon. His family have requested privacy at this time.

A 20-year-old man arrested in relation to the incident was remanded in custody. He is currently charged with serious assault. Further charges are likely.

Anyone who witnessed the incident on Saturday morning is asked to contact Auckland City Police on 09 302 6557.

As the matter is before the courts Police are unable to comment further.

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Issued by Police Media Centre