Police lay charges – homicide investigation, Pacific Haven

Detectives have charged two people over the alleged murder of a 58-year-old man at Pacific Haven in April.

This morning, a 40-year-old woman and 42-year-old man were taken into custody after a search warrant was executed at a Maryborough residence.

It will be alleged the pair were involved in an altercation with Mark Carson on April 3, during which he sustained fatal injuries.

They are expected to appear in Maryborough Magistrates Court tomororrow charged with one count of murder each.

Detective Senior Sergeant David Harbison, Officer-in-Charge of the Maryborough CIB, thanked members of the community for providing critical information which led to the arrests.

“The arrests follow an exhaustive investigation involving detectives from our local Criminal Investigation Branch in partnership with the Homicide Squad.

“We hope today’s arrests bring some closure to Mark Carson’s family.”

Investigators are also appealing to a member of the public who contacted Crime Stoppers around 10am on Tuesday, April 6.

The information provided by this individual is important and police are encouraging them to contact them through Crime Stoppers again.

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.

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

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