Police update 2: Homicide investigation, Stretton

Acacia Ridge CIB and Homicide Unit detectives are appealing to the public for information as part of Operation Uniform Bolar, the investigation into the alleged murder of two people at Stretton in the early hours of Monday, August 8.

It will be alleged police were called to a Coolidge Court property at approximately 5.40am, where a woman in her 40s and man in his 20s were located deceased.

A 49-year-old Stretton man was taken into custody at the scene, and has since been charged with two counts of murder. He remains in the Princess Alexandra Hospital being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

It will be alleged the parties were known to each other and resided at the Stretton address together.

A kitchen knife and meat cleaver have been seized, and it will be alleged they were the weapons used in the incident.

Police will allege the man and woman were killed sometime after midnight, with the 49-year-old man allegedly leaving the property in a silver SUV (pictured) at approximately 4.22am before returning at approximately 4.53am.

Anyone with information, dashcam or CCTV footage that captures the movements of the vehicle in this time period or any suspicious behaviour in the area, is urged to contact police.

The 49-year-old man was remanded in custody, with his matter next scheduled to be heard before Brisbane Magistrates Court on September 19.


Silver SUV

Silver SUV

Silver SUV

Crime scene at Stretton

Crime scene at Stretton

Previous releases:

https://mypolice.page.link/LZ1m

https://mypolice.page.link/49sH

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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