Man, 60, charged with bashing neighbour to death

NSW: A 60-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with murder after he allegedly bashed his neighbour to death in Lismore yesterday.

Police were called to reports of a fight between two men outside a unit block on College Street just before 5pm.

They arrived to find a 55-year-old man unconscious at the scene. He was rushed to Lismore Base Hospital, however died shortly after arriving.


A 60-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Lismore Police Station where he was charged with murder.

He was refused bail to appear before Lismore Bail Court today.

Police confirmed the two men were known to each other. It’s understood they were neighbours.

Detectives are urging anyone with information to contact Lismore Detectives or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.