Detectives have laid an additional charge of murder following the death of man after an alleged assault in Lismore.
Officers attached to Richmond Police District were called to a home on Keen Street, Girrards Hill, about 12.45pm on Saturday September 30, 2023, and found the homeowner suffering critical head injuries.
He was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Lismore Base Hospital for treatment of multiple fractures.
Detectives commenced an investigation under Strike Force Nemesia and a 46-year-old man was charged. He remains before the courts.
On Saturday October 7, 2023, investigators were notified the man had subsequently died in hospital.
An additional charge of murder will be laid at Lismore Local Court today (Wednesday November 29, 2023).