Detective Inspector Luke Peachey. Picture: Aden Stokes
Detective Inspector Luke Peachey. Picture: Aden Stokes

Police reveal details of investigation into man’s death

Police have released more details surrounding the death of a 44-year-old Woorabinda man, who allegedly suffered serious head injuries on Wednesday.

It is alleged the man sustained serious head injuries at a Cressbrook Street residence at 4.25am.

Emergency services attended the address and the man was transported to Woorabinda Hospital in a critical condition.

He was later flown to Rockhampton Hospital, where he died on Thursday morning.

Detective Inspector Luke Peachey said police were treating the death as suspicious.

He said there was a gathering of more than six people at the residence before the man was discovered “unconscious and unresponsive” with head injuries by Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics.

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He said an informant from the address, who was known to the man, called triple-0.

“We are speaking to a number of people who were at that address to get more background and circumstances surrounding how that person died,” he said.

“Police have engaged a homicide group and they will be attending shortly to assist us with our investigations.”

He said the cause of the injuries were under investigation.

“There are a number of different versions at the moment,” he said.

“A crime scene was declared and is still being processed.

“We will treat this death as suspicious until we can confirm otherwise.”


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