• Hannah Phillips

Man Charged Over Ceduna Murder


A man has been charged with murder following the death of another man near Ceduna last night.

Just before 6.20pm on Tuesday 23 October, police were called to the Yarilena Community on Denial Bay Road about seven kilometres west of Ceduna following reports of man with serious head injuries.

The injured man was treated at the scene, first by a police patrol, then an ambulance crew, before being rushed to the Ceduna Hospital in a critical condition.

Sadly, the 32-year-old Yalata man was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.


Ceduna Police arrested a 56-year-old man from the Yarilena Community, who was located at the scene and known to the victim.

He was interviewed last night by Ceduna CIB detectives and subsequently charged with murder.

The arrested man was refused police bail and will appear in court today.


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