A MAN has been charged with murder following a fatal attack in East Oxford.

Rodney Brain, aged 41, of Laurel Close in Carterton, has been charged with one count of murder.

It is in connection with an 'altercation' in Cowley Road on Thursday evening, which resulted in the death of a 57-year-old man.

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The victim sustained serious head injuries and was taken to hospital where he died on Saturday. 

Brain was arrested on Friday and has been remanded in custody to appear at Oxford Magistrates' Court today. 

Thames Valley Police had previously said that they were called to an 'altercation' between two men on Cowley Road.