Murder Charges Following Sorell Assault On 10 March 2021

A 19-year-old Sorell man has today been charged with murder.  Charges relate to the death of a 51-year-old male, following an assault committed in Sorell on 10 March 2021.

As a result of the assault the deceased suffered significant head injuries and died at the Royal Hobart Hospital at 11.45pm on Saturday 1 May 2021.

The charged male has been detained and will face court on Monday 3 May 2021.

Tasmania Police wish to express their sincere condolences to the family of the deceased at this difficult time  and  thank members of the  Sorell community who have assisted in the investigation of this incident.