Homicide investigation into man’s death

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 72-year-old man after he was injured in a Melbourne apartment on Wednesday night.

Emergency services were called to the home on Orrong Rd in Toorak just before 8pm and rushed the elderly man to hospital in a critical condition.

He died a short time later.

A 71-year-old woman is assisting police with their inquiries, and detectives will await the results of a post-mortem to help determine the circumstances around the man’s death.

On Thursday morning, local police and homicide detectives were seen carrying evidence bags out of the apartment as others guarded the scene.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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