The man injured in an alleged assault at New Brighton has
died, police say.
Alfoed Utapo Waterhouse, 20, had been in Christchurch
Hospital's intensive care unit with critical injuries
following an alleged assault in Beresford Street in the early
hours of Sunday March 2.
He died in hospital yesterday.
A 20-year old Christchurch man appeared in court on Monday,
March 3 charged with injuring with intent, and was remanded
on bail to reappear on 24 March.
A second man, aged 30, appeared on an assault charge on
Friday and was remanded on bail to reappear on Wednesday this
Police are now considering laying additional charges against
the primary offender.