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Man charged with murder over Beresfield assault - Port Stephens-Hunter PD

Tuesday, 13 December 2022 06:43:13 AM

A man has been charged with murder after an assault in the Hunter last night.

Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District were called to Beresfield Train Station just before 6pm (Monday 12 December 2022), and found a 39-year-old man critically injured on the platform.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the man; however, he died at the scene.

A short time later, police arrested a 27-year-old man and took him to Raymond Terrace Police Station where he has been charged with murder.

The man, from Newcastle, has been refused bail and due to appear at Maitland Local Court today (Tuesday 13 December 2022).