Man in custody following death in Hawthorn East

Source: State of Victoria Police

Friday, 31 July 2020 07:49

Police have arrested a man following a death in Hawthorn East this afternoon.

It is believed two men, who are known to each other, were together at a Burke Road address when an altercation took place just after 3.30pm.

One of the males was struck to the head, allegedly by the other, and he has died at the scene.

The exact circumstances surrounding the death are being investigated and the man arrested at the scene is assisting police with their enquiries.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at

Belinda Batty

Media Officer