Kirup man facing murder charge

The man died in Royal Perth Hospital 11 days later

A 24-year-old man from Kirup has had a charge of grievous bodily harm upgraded to murder following a fight in the town centre last month.

The 56-year-old victim was rushed to Royal Perth Hospital in a critical condition where he died 11 days later.

It follows an altercation between two men in the Kirup town site on July 14.

As a result of ongoing investigations conducted by the Homicide Squad and Bunbury Detectives, a man has had a charge of grievous bodily harm upgraded to murder.

The 24-year old man is due to appear in the Bunbury Magistrates Court today.

 

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