A 31-year-old man has been released from custody after the death of a homeless man in Dandenong North on Monday 2 December.
Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a fight that started at a home in Gladstone Road about 5am and led to the 37-year-old victim dying in hospital several hours later.
Police say a 26-year-old woman contacted police after seeing a man acting suspiciously in the front yard of her home.
Her partner confronted the man and followed him to Carlton Road where the pair fought.
The 31-year-old man suffered minor injuries during the altercation and was taken to hospital.
Police detectives released him late last night pending further enquiries.
Any information to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppersvic.com.au