Police update 1: Homicide investigation, Dicky Beach

Sunshine Coast detectives investigating the suspicious death of a 25-year-old Currimundi woman have this afternoon taken a man into custody (May 27).

The 30-year-old Narangba man was arrested around 3.30pm after his vehicle was intercepted on Fitzwilliam Street at Sippy Downs. He was taken into custody without incident and is currently assisting with investigations.

Preliminary information indicates that shortly after 9am a disturbance occurred at a Coolum Street, Dicky Beach house during which time a woman sustained gun-shot injury.

She was transported to Caloundra Base Hospital by a 58-year-old man known to her. She later passed away in hospital.

The 58-year-old man is voluntarily assisting police with enquiries.

Sunshine Coast detectives, as well as scientific and scenes of crimes officers launched Operation Uniform Bangor with an Incident Centre established at Caloundra Police Station. Investigators from the Homicide Investigation Group are assisting.

A crime scene remains in place at the Coolum Street address.

The man and woman were known to each other however preliminary investigations suggest this is not a domestic related incident. Both were visiting the Coolum Street address and friends of the home owner, a woman, who has now spoken to investigators.

Police are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this investigation to contact them.

Investigation are continuing.

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