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Police are seeking help with their inquiries after a man died following what they are describing as ‘an altercation with another person’ at Tweed Heads on Saturday night (September 27).

They report that the attack took place outside a pub in Wharf Street at about 6.15pm, with the result that the 48-year-old victim was taken to Tweed Head Hospital suffering severe head injuries.

He was later transferred to Gold Coast University Hospital where he died yesterday (Tuesday September 30).

Detectives from Tweed/Byron Local Area Command have formed Strike Force Findo to investigate the man’s death and are appealing for anyone who witnessed the altercation, or who has information to assist, to come forward.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/


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