Pub goer, 24, dies after being refused entry and brawling with bouncers
- A man dies after a fight with bouncers in a pub
- Police were called to the scene around 2:50 a.m.
A man has died after getting into a fight with bouncers at a bar.
Police were called to the Kealba Hotel in Melbourne’s St Albans at around 2:50am after the 24-year-old from Mill Park got into an altercation with the venue’s security guards.
Officers desperately tried to revive the man who became unresponsive.
“Police arrived and started CPR but the man died at the scene,” Victoria Police said.
Homicide Squad detectives are now investigating and will await the results of an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
Police were called to the Kealba Hotel (pictured) in Melbourne’s St Albans at around 2:50am after the 24-year-old from Mill Park got into an altercation with security guards at the venue.
Among the lines of investigation is whether the man’s death could have been caused by a medical episode.
It is not yet known what sparked the early-morning fight.
A witness said 9News the man had been refused entry to the bar earlier that night and had been “acting erratically and banging on doors”.
detectives cordoned off the Sunshine Ave location Sunday as forensic specialists combed the scene for evidence.
In the place a tent of the State Emergency Service was installed to protect the body of the man.
A State Emergency Service tent (pictured) was erected at the site to protect the man’s body.
As of Sunday night, no charges have been filed while the investigation continues.
The bar was reopened on Sunday night.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted the Kealba Hotel for comment.
Anyone with information about the man’s death is asked to contact police immediately.