Accused one-punch attacker in the dock

THE man accused of punching his mate in the head outside a Gatton pub has had his matter mentioned in court.

Elanora man Matthew John Deakin, 19, was charged on December 19, 2015 with grievous bodily harm while adversely affected as a result of the fight.

His alleged victim, Carl William Norris, 25, sustained serious head injuries in the fight and spent Christmas in hospital in an induced coma.

The matter was adjourned until March 23.



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