Police investigating after death of man at Rockdale

Police have launched a critical investigation after a man died following an apparent domestic violence incident in Rockdale.

Emergency services were called to a unit on Hayburn Avenue around 9pm on Wednesday following a number of reports a violent domestic incident was unfolding at the address.

When officers arrived they found a 54-year-old man with several injuries.


They tried to speak with him but his condition quickly deteriorated.

He was treated by paramedics before being taken to St George Hospital, where he later died.

An 82-year-old woman was also treated at the scene for minor injuries.

A crime scene has been set up at the home and a critical incident team will now investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

That investigation will be subject to an independent review and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.