Police update 3: Suspicious death, Surfers Paradise

Police have charged a 26-year-old man over the alleged murder of a 38-year-old man at Surfers Paradise on Friday, May 10.

Around 5.15pm, officers attended an address on Markwell Avenue after emergency services located a man deceased in a home.

It will be alleged that the man was assaulted and sustained significant injuries which caused his death.

Following a public appeal on Sunday May 12, police received information that lead to the arrest of a 26-year-old Surfers Paradise man at Coffs Harbour.

Yesterday (Monday, May 11), a Coffs Harbour court ordered the extradition of the 26-year-old man from New South Wales to Queensland and he was driven back to the Gold Coast by Queensland Detectives this afternoon.

A 26-year-old Surfers Paradise man has now been charged with one count of murder.

He is scheduled to appear at the Southport Magistrates Court on Wednesday, May 15.

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.

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