Homicide investigation, Mundingburra

Detectives from Townsville have commenced a homicide investigation following the death of a man in Mundingburra yesterday evening.

At 5.15pm, police were called to a China Street address after an altercation between two men resulted in a 52-year-old receiving a serious wound.

First aid was provided at the scene by police, before paramedics transported the man to the Townsville University Hospital in a critical condition.

The man could not be revived on arrival at hospital and was pronounced deceased a short time later.

A 44-year-old South Townsville man, who was known to the victim, is assisting police with their enquires.

A crime scene was established at the China Street address and investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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