One man has died and another is undergoing surgery following a fight in Hamilton overnight.
Around 3:30am police were called to Donald Street, Hamilton following reports of two men fighting in the street.
When they arrived they were told the men had left the area in a car, possibly driver by a third man.
Not long after, police attended a unit on Cody Street, Hamilton South where they found the body of a 51-year-old man.
They also found another man with serious head injuries.
The 23-year-old was taken to the John Hunter Hospital where he is undergoing surgery.
Meantime, a crime scene has been established at the Donald Street home with specialist forensic officers brought in to investigate.