Police update: Homicide investigation, Earlville

Detectives have charged a man in relation to the death of another man at Earlville on January 28.

Just after 11pm, police were called to reports of a disturbance at a Downing Street residence on Tuesday night.

An altercation occurred between a group of people which resulted in a 28-year-old man receiving a fatal injury.

The man was driven to Cairns Hospital by another man and a woman where he was pronounced deceased.

A 27-year-old Earlville man has been arrested and charged with one charge of murder and he will appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court today (January 30).

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