Police update 2: House fire, Lakes Creek

Police have charged a 39-year-old man following a house fire at Lakes Creek in August where a man died.

Emergency services were called to the house fire in the morning of August 15 at Hill Street where the body of a 47-year-old male was discovered.

Around 6pm last night a man, who was known to the deceased, handed himself into Brisbane City Police Station.

A 39-year-old Rockhampton man has been charged with one count each of murder and arson..

He will appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow, September 16.

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