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Murder probe over ‘inconsistent’ injuries

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Police are investigating after a man was found with injuries “inconsistent” with a motorcycle crash on January 16. Picture : NCA Newswire / Gaye Gerard

A woman has been arrested as part of a homicide probe into a fatal motorcycle crash in regional Victoria on Tuesday.
The motorcyclist , who is yet to be formally identified, was found injured about 3pm in Yarram — about 170km southwest of Melbourne.

Paramedics treated the man but he died at the scene .

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Police launched a homicide investigation into the incident. Picture: NCA Newswire / Gaye Gerard

The homicide squad launched an investigation into the crash after injuries were deemed “inconsistent”, a Victoria Police spokesman said.

“Officers were called to Yarram-Morwell Road about 3pm on 16 January after a motorcycle crash,” he said.

“A man was located with injuries, some of which were inconsistent with occurring in a crash.”

On Tuesday night, a 50-year-old woman was arrested after attending a local police station and is assisting detectives.

The spokesman said an investigation remains ongoing, urging anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.