Man, 22, bashed to death in brutal street brawl

A YOUNG man has been bashed to death in a brutal brawl in the centre of Adelaide, in South Australia.

Emergency crews rushed to the party precinct on Hindley Street in the city’s CBD around 5.30am on Sunday.

They were called to reports of a group of people fighting outside a convenience store.


Police and paramedics arrived to find a 22-year-old man lying on the footpath with critical injuries.

Despite the best attempts of paramedics to keep the man alive, he could not be saved.

Sadly, police confirmed the man from Glandore was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police, including the Major Crimes Unit, are investigating the incident.

A second 22-year-old man from Kingswood was arrested on Sunday afternoon and charged with manslaughter.

He was refused bail and is expected to front the Adelaide Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Hindley Street was closed for several hours while the crime scene was examined but has since reopened to traffic.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that could assist police with their investigation is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or report it online at