Nelson assault victim dies in Wellington Hospital

A Nelson man allegedly assaulted by two men yesterday has died in Wellington Hospital.

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Bruce Mortimer suffered a head injury after he was allegedly involved in a fight at Franklyn Village in Nelson around 2.30 Saturday morning.

The 46-year-old died about 11pm last night.

Two Nelson men, aged 17 and 27, are in custody and have both been charged with assault with intent to injure.

They will appear in the Nelson District Court tomorrow morning.