Qld man dies days after alleged assault

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A man who was allegedly assault with a wooden chair handle has died several days after the incident and police are expecting to upgrade charges following the autopsy results.

The altercation between two men took place in a Rockhampton home on January 28.

It will be alleged one of the men used a wooden chair handle to hit the other once in the head, causing him to collapse.

A witness called emergency services and he was transported to hospital with critical injuries.

A 35-year-old Lakes Creek man is assisting police and is expected to have his charges upgraded once the autopsy is completed.