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Trio charged after death

Trio charged after death

Three men charged over death of Swan Hill man

Detectives from Swan Hill Crime Investigation Unit have charged three men following the death of a man in Swan Hill earlier this year.

A 20-year old Swan Hill man died following an alleged brawl at the licensed premises on Campbell Street about 1.15am on 19 January.

A 41-year-old Swan Hill man has been charged with one count of common law assault, assault by kicking and affray.

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A 45-year-old Tyntynder man has been charged with one count of affray.

The third man, a 22-year-old Swan Hill man has been charged with recklessly cause injury, unlawful assault and affray.

Detective Sergeant Patrick Bell from Swan Hill's Criminal Investigation Unit says that investigations are ongoing with the homicide squad;

"Three have been charged, but investigations are continuing. An inquest will be held at a point in the future," says Detective Bell.

All three men will appear at Swan Hill Magistrates Court on October 22.

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