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Werribee Man Dies, Three Charged with Murder.


Homicide Squad detectives have charged three men following the death of a man in St Albans last night.

Emergency services were called to Fox Street, near Sunshine Avenue, about 6pm on Thursday, 20 February after a man was allegedly assaulted.

Paramedics worked on the 24-year-old Werribee man, however he died at the scene.

Three men aged 22, 22 and 20, who are all from St Albans, were arrested a short time later.

All three have been charged with one count of murder and will appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court this morning.

Investigators have established that the fatal assault is linked to an earlier alleged road rage, assault and theft incident which occurred about 4pm yesterday in Walters Street, St Albans.

Detectives have located CCTV of this incident and the fatal assault, which shows a number of people who were standing in the vicinity or drove past at the time.

Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident at 4pm in Walters Street, St Albans or the fatal assault at 6pm at Fox Street and Sunshine Avenue, including anyone who may have dashcam or mobile phone footage.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or log onto www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

 

Source: Victoria Police