Police update 1: Death investigation at Karawatha

South Brisbane detectives, with the assistance of the Homicide Investigation Unit continue to investigate the death of a 40-year-old woman at Karawatha yesterday.

A crime scene remains in place at the Wembley Road rural property with specialist police including scientific and scenes of crimes officers in attendance.

A 43-year-old Karawatha man assisting with police investigations yesterday is not in custody however he continues to assist with investigations.

It is expected the crime scene will remain intact until at least tomorrow with further searches to be conducted.

Original media release issued yesterday, February 9 at 9.20am

Police were called to a Wembley Drive address shortly after 3 am today following reports of a shooting.

Early information suggests police arrived at the semi-rural scene to discover a 40-year-old woman had passed away.

Police have information to suggest the woman was shot.

A man who was at the address and known to the woman is currently assisting police with their inquiries.

Police are seeking anyone who was in the area with dash-cam footage to contact police (details below).

A crime scene has been established at the Karawatha property and 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.

Quote this reference number: QP1900277675

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