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Homicide Squad charge man following CBD assault

Homicide Squad detectives have charged a 23-year-old man following an alleged assault in Melbourne’s CBD on 15 April. The man,…

Homicide Squad detectives have charged a 23-year-old man following an alleged assault in Melbourne’s CBD on 15 April.

The man, who is a Chinese national, handed himself into police on Friday and has been charged with affray and common law assault.

He was remanded into custody and will appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 26 May.

Longxiang Hu, aged 19 died following the alleged assault on La Trobe Place about 10.30pm and a 22-year-old Chinese national has been charged with murder.



Acting Sergeant Melissa Seach

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