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.


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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.

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