Second person charged over the death of an 18-year-old in Palmerston

October 12, 2022 2:07 pm in by
Local News


A second person has been charged over the murder of an 18-year-old man in Palmerston.

The man’s body was found on the driveway of a vacant home near Waterhouse Crescent in Driver early Saturday morning.

Detectives say the 18-year-old suffered head trauma, with no further detail released about what occurred leading up to his death.

Strike Force Trident and the Dog Operations Unit arrested a
17-year-old-man yesterday.

He has since been charged with murder and is expected to face Darwin Local Court today.

It comes after 20-year-old man was charged with murder yesterday.

He has already faced court, with the matter adjourned until January.