A person seriously injured in Christchurch on Friday night has died.
Police responded to reports of an assault between 7:30pm and 7:50pm on Linwood Avenue, and one person was taken to Christchurch Hospital in a serious condition.
In an update on Sunday, a police spokesperson said they have now passed away.
“Our thoughts are with their family and friends at this difficult time,” they said.
A 31-year-old man was arrested and charged with grievous bodily harm over the incident.
He appeared in Christchurch District Court on Saturday and was remanded in custody. He is next due to appear on Tuesday April 11.
Police anticipate further charges are likely.