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NSW Police have reported that a 89-year-old man has died in hospital following an alleged assault at his home in Lismore a week ago.

Officers attached to Richmond Police District were called to a home on Keen Street, Girrards Hill, about 12.45pm on Saturday 30 September, 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.

A 46-year-old man was arrested at the time and charged. He remains before the courts.

Today – Saturday, 7 October – investigators were advised the man had died in hospital.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner. Investigations under Strike Force Nemesia continue


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