Three people charged over fatal Morwell assault

THREE people have been charged following a fatal assault in Morwell on Saturday morning.

Emergency services were called to Buckley St about 12.30am and found a man in the street with life-threatening injuries.

The 19-year-old Churchill man was taken to hospital, but died.

A 20-year-old Morwell man has been charged with one count of murder, and has been remanded in custody to appear at Latrobe Magistrates’ Court, and was further remanded to July 19.

Detectives arrested a 23-year-old Morwell man on yesterday morning and a 19-year-old Morwell man that afternoon. Both have been charged with one count of murder and will today appear at Latrobe Magistrates’ Court.

The investigation is continuing, and anyone who saw the incident or who has information are being urged to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or visit