Man dies after being assaulted outside NSW hotel

A man has died in hospital after an incident in Waterloo yesterday.

Police have been told the man was assaulted about 4pm (Tuesday 6 October 2015) at a hotel at Waterloo.

An unknown person reportedly assaulted the man, before he fell to the ground.


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The 52-year-old man was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital, where he died about 1.30am today (Wednesday 7 October 2015).

Hospital staff notified police, and detectives from Redfern Local Area Command are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

They have established a crime scene at the hotel, which will be examined by specialist forensic officers.

Police are urging anyone who witnessed this incident, or has information about it, to come forward.