The Police are investigating the death of Zachary Meli, the 24-year old Maltese youth from Swieqi as an alleged murder.
TVM is informed that the young man died after he was punched and fell on the ground.
The case occurred early this morning at around 6.30 in Triq Santu Wistin corner with Sqaq Santa Rita in St Julian’s.
The youth was initially assisted by a medical team on site and was then transferred with an ambulance to Mater Dei hospital for treatment, where unfortunately he was certified dead shortly afterwards.
Duty magistrate Claire Stafrace Zammit appointed an inquiry with various experts to assist on the case.
The Police are investigating the case and spoke with a Bulgarian youth on the incident.