A 23-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter after the death of a man in a domestic dispute in Hamilton last month.
Adam Rawiri Palmer, 26, died on August 15 at a house in West Hamilton shortly after police arrived at the address.
Detective Inspector Sue Schwalger said they had upgraded a charge of assault against the man charged with causing Mr Palmer's death after considering the events that took place at the house.She said police were told there was a struggle between two men and they found Mr Palmer being restrained when they arrived. He died a short time later.
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