A family has told of their heartbreak after an Adelaide man was allegedly killed by his mate on a boys’ trip to Melbourne.
Alex Robinson, 20, died at a La Trobe St apartment on May 13.
Police allege Robinson and a friend were wrestling in the apartment when the former lost consciousness.
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Paramedics could not revive Robinson who died at the scene.
Quinn McPherson, 20, was arrested at his worksite at Magill on Wednesday morning and charged with manslaughter over Robinson’s death.
Alex Robinson died at a Melbourne apartment on May 13. Credit: 7NEWS
Robinson’s family said they are “heartbroken to have lost Alex”.
“It is just a really bad situation for all,” sister Mia Robinson said.
“Sad for our family but also sad for his friends. It is just sad for everyone involved.
“We are missing Al lots and would like the privacy these sort of situations deserve.”
Quinn McPherson, 20, Adelaide has faced court charged with the death of his friend. Credit: 7NEWS
Two other Adelaide men also inside the apartment at the time were not involved, police said.
McPherson faced Adelaide Magistrates Court on Wednesday evening and was released on bail.
Detectives from Victoria travelled to Adelaide for the hearing but did not apply for McPherson to be extradited.
He will instead make his own way to Melbourne to face a magistrate on Monday, October 23.
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