A 30-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 13 March) charged with the murder of a 56-year-old man in Gungahlin on Monday.
About 2 am on Monday police were called to a residence in Gungahlin following reports of an altercation and found a 56-year-old man with critical injuries. Officers performed CPR, however the man died at the scene.
Police said it had been a horrific attack and the man had suffered significant blood loss, but they would not say how he had been killed.
Police will allege the 30-year-old man was involved in the altercation before leaving the residence. He was arrested a short time later near Manning Clark Crescent.
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The men are not believed to be related, but police believe they were known to each other.
Police will oppose bail.
Anyone who may have any information, CCTV or dash-cam footage that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.