Man charged following Port Phillip Prison death

Homicide Squad detectives today charged a man following the death of a man at the G4S-operated Port Phillip Prison in February this year.

Port Phillip Prison, Victoria. PHOTO: Getty Images

A 34-year-old Braybrook man has been charged with murder and will appear before Melbourne Magistrates’ Court via telecourt later today.

The charge follows an incident on 26 February where a 48-year-old man was allegedly assaulted by a group of men at the correctional facility.

He died in hospital on 29 February.