Police are investigating how a burglar died soon after he broke into a house in Melbourne’s south-east.
A lady found the intruder in her Cassia Grove home in Frankston about one:30pm yesterday.
Law enforcement said the burglar assaulted the girl but her neighbour came to her assist after he read screaming.
Detective Sergeant Robert Nazaretian explained the man was then involved in an altercation with the intruder, who subsequently died at the scene.
The Frankston girl was taken to the Alfred Medical center with non-lifestyle threatening injuries.
Detective Sergeant Nazaretian stated the homicide squad was investigating.
“There is a quantity of investigations that need to have to be carried out, not the very least of which there’s a publish mortem investigation to establish the man’s lead to of demise and of course there’ll be an investigation to determine what, if any, expenses are relevant,” he explained.
Law enforcement have questioned the male neighbour and launched him pending more inquiries.
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