Elderly man dies following fight outside house in NSW

A man has been charged with assault causing death after another man died following a fight between the pair at Brewarrina yesterday.

Police say that at about 5.15am, emergency services were called to Dooral Street following reports of a fight between two men, aged 43 and 72.

During the altercation, the older man was allegedly held down by the younger man before a witness was able to subdue the younger man.


The older man was treated at the scene by Paramedics but died on-route to Hospital.

The 43-year-old man is due to face court today, charged with assault causing death.