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Breakthrough in Cohuna murder case

By Riverine Herald

A SECOND man has today been charged for the gruesome murder of a 29-year-old Daltons Bridge man which rocked the small town of Cohuna.

A 24-year-old Echuca man was arrested in Echuca this morning charged with one count of murder following the September 13 shooting.

He will appear in Echuca Magistrates’ Court this afternoon.

The 29-year-old Daltons Bridge man was located with life threatening injuries at an address on Eastons Rd shortly after 6am on September 13, however he died at the scene.

A second man, a 28-year-old from Echuca, was charged with one count of murder on September 14 .

He remains in custody and will appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on January 20, 2020.

Homicide Squad detectives have confirmed they are not looking for anyone else in relation to the matter.