Homicide investigation, Earlville

Police have commenced a homicide investigation after a 28-year-old man was fatally wounded at Earlville last night.

Just after 11pm, police were called to reports of a disturbance at a Downing Street residence.

An altercation has occurred between a group of people which has resulted in a 28-year-old man receiving a fatal injury.

The man was then driven to Cairns Hospital by another man and a woman where he was pronounced deceased.

A crime scene was established at the residence and hospital as detectives commenced their investigation.

Two men and two women are assisting police with their enquiries.

Investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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