Police treating death suspicious in Aurukun

Police are investigating following the suspicious death of a man in Aurukun yesterday afternoon.

Preliminary information suggests a 37-year-old man was transported to a medical centre between 3.10 and 3.45pm on January 1 after sustaining a wound to his abdomen.

He was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Investigations are ongoing into the circumstances surrounding the man’s death, with additional support being provided from Weipa and Cairns.

Two males are currently assisting with inquiries.

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