Man charged with murder after Invercargill stadium assault

Stadium Southland was cordoned off on Thursday.
Stadium Southland was cordoned off on Thursday. Photo credit: Newshub.

A man has been charged with murder after a 19-year-old died in Invercargill on Thursday morning.

Police say the teen died after being assaulted at Stadium Southland at around 11pm on Wednesday night.

The man, 20, appeared in the Invercargill District Court on Thursday morning. He's been remanded in custody and granted name suppression.

A forensics team is also investigating a residential address.

Police say they're speaking with a number of other people in relation to the incident.

Anyone who knows anything or was near the stadium at the time is asked to contact Invercargill Police on (03) 211 0400, or report anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.