Tragedy as man, 29, dies after suffering head injuries during brawl

Tragedy as man, 29, dies after suffering head injuries during brawl

Tragedy as man, 29, dies after suffering head injuries during brawl

A man has died in hospital following a brawl in the food court at Crown Casino.

Emergency services were called to the casino at 12.20am on Sunday after a fight erupted between three men. 

A 29-year-old man from the Melbourne suburb of Mentone was rushed to Alfred Hospital by paramedics after suffering critical head injuries during the brawl. 

A man has died in hospital following a brawl in the food court at Crown Melbourne Casino (pictured) on Sunday, launching a homicide investigation

A man has died in hospital following a brawl in the food court at Crown Melbourne Casino (pictured) on Sunday, launching a homicide investigation

He died in hospital on Tuesday night.

A homicide squad is investigating the circumstances of the man’s death.

A 26-year-old Highton man was arrested and charged by police on Sunday for recklessly causing injury.

He was given bail and is due to appear in Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on August 31.

A 29-year-old Colac man was also arrested by police but was later released pending further enquiries.        

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has other information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000  

Emergency services were called to the casino at 12:20am on Sunday as a fight erupted between three men. (Pictured: One of the restaurants in the casino's food court)

Emergency services were called to the casino at 12:20am on Sunday as a fight erupted between three men. (Pictured: slot online One of the restaurants in the casino’s food court) 

A homicide squad is investigating the circumstances of the man's death. A 26-year-old Highton man was charged for recklessly causing injury. He was given bail and is due to appear in court on August 31. A 29-year-old man was arrested by police but was later released

A homicide squad is investigating the circumstances of the man’s death. A 26-year-old Highton man was charged for recklessly causing injury.He was given bail and is due to appear in court on August 31. A 29-year-old man was arrested by police but was later released

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