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Police investigate death of Echuca man

By Ivy Jensen

POLICE are investigating the death of a 74-year-old Echuca man.

It is believed the man was injured during an incident at Echuca hospital on November 29.

He underwent surgery but died on Monday, December 9, at Goulburn Valley Health.

The exact cause of his death is yet to be determined and police will prepare a report for the coroner.

"As the investigation remains ongoing, it would be inappropriate to comment further at this stage," a Victoria Police spokesperson said.

Echuca Regional Health chief executive Nick Bush said as it was a police matter, he could not comment further.