Man is killed in a fight over a neighbourhood dispute in Grafton, NSW


Man is killed in a fight over a neighbourhood dispute in a quiet street in a sleepy country town

  • Man has died in northern New South Wales after alleged fight on Friday 
  • A 50-year-old man was found on Phoenix Close in Grafton with head injuries 
  • A 64-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter over his death 

A man has been killed in a fight with his neighbour over a dispute on a quiet street in an Australian country town.

Police were called to the dispute on Friday morning in Grafton, northern NSW, after reports of a fight between two men.

A 50-year-old was found at the scene unresponsive with critical head injuries and emergency services were unable to revive him.

A 50-year-old man died in an alleged fight on Phoenix Close in Grafton on Friday morning

A 50-year-old man died in an alleged fight on Phoenix Close in Grafton on Friday morning

The fight took place in Phoenix Close in South Grafton just after 9.30am between two men police say were known to each other.

Paramedics attempted to save the 50-year-old victim but he died at the scene. 

A 64-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Grafton Police Station, where he was charged with manslaughter and refused bail. 

Forensic teams are investigating the site and will prepare a report. 

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