70-year-old man charged with manslaughter over death
A KATHERINE man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of another man overnight.
Police charged the 70-year-old man today after a 73-year-old man died in Katherine Hospital overnight.
He was hospitalised on July 13 after allegedly being assaulted by the 70-year-old.
The 70-year-old man was initially arrested for recklessly endangering life, with the charge being upgraded to manslaughter today.
Originally published as 70-year-old man charged with manslaughter over death