Sydney Morning Herald
brawl life support tragedy: arrest made
A man has been
arrested in connection with the fatal beating in Kings Cross of
Sydney father Wilson Duque Castillo.
... the footage shows Wilson Duque Castillo, foreground,
with his hands raised.
Life support for
33-year-old Mr Duque Castillo was switched off on January 3,
after he was critically injured in a brawl outside the Trademark
Hotel on December 18.
league player John Hopoate, who works as a bouncer at the hotel,
has been charged over a related incident.
But at noon today
detectives from Kings Cross Local Area Command arrested a
35-year-old man at a Westmead house.
He was taken to
Parramatta police station.
Castillo's widow, Raquel Duque, has been appealing for
information about what happened to her husband so she can
explain when the couple's four-month-old son, Dylan, is old
enough to know.
Duque Castillo with his son Dylan.
Police say Mr
Duque Castillo and two other men were refused access to the
hotel by bouncers.
It alleged one of
the men threatened the bouncers and that led to a chase along
Bayswater Road to Darlinghurst Road.
Mr Duque Castillo
suffered serious head injuries and was taken to St Vincent's
Hospital, where he was placed on life support after surgery.
appealing to anyone who saw the altercation or circumstances
leading up to it to contact Kings Cross detectives via Crime
Stoppers on 1800 333 000.