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Man charged over Invercargill death

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 7/06/2017

A 30-year-old has been charged with murdering a man assaulted near Invercargill's stadium.

The assault occurred at about 11pm on Wednesday at Stadium Southland, police say.

The accused man, who has name suppression, appeared in the Invercargill District Court on Thursday and has been remanded in custody.

Police say they are speaking with people and examining the scene of the attack at the netball and basketball stadium as well as a residential address.

A post-mortem examination and formal identification of the dead man will take place on Friday.

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