Update: Serious assault investigation, Fortitude Valley

An 18-year-old man allegedly assaulted in Fortitude Valley early yesterday morning has died in hospital.

Police will allege that around 3.30am an 18-year-old Highgate Hill man was assaulted whilst walking on Duncan Street.

The man suffered serious head injuries and was transported to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital where he was pronounced deceased today.

Two 21-year-old men, one from Coombabah and the other from Tanah Merah, have each been charged with one count of grievous bodily harm.

The pair appeared in Brisbane Magistrates Court this morning and have both been remanded in custody.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or 24hrs a day.

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