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Hunter Valley Local Area Command

Police Investigate Death Of Man At Scone

Detectives from Hunter Valley Local Area Command are investigating the death of a man at Scone overnight.

Police and emergency services were called to a hotel on the New England Highway at about 1.30am when a 37-year-old man was found critically injured after apparently falling from the first-floor balcony.

The man, from Scone, was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Scott Memorial Hospital where he died.

Police have spoken with a number of people at the scene, and continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding how the man came to fall from the balcony.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Muswellbrook Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

A report is being prepared for the information of Coroner.

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