Police update: Sudden death, Surfers Paradise

Gold Coast detectives have charged three men with murder following the death of a 19-year-old man in Surfers Paradise on Saturday morning.

Police were called to a View Avenue apartment complex around 3.15am where the body of a 19-year-old Brisbane man was located at the base of the building.

Detectives will allege a group of people from one unit armed with a knife attended another unit where a robbery occurred prior to the man’s death.

Three men, aged 18, 20 and 22, were arrested overnight and all charged with one count of murder and two counts of armed robbery.

The 18-year-old is due to appear in Beenleigh Magistrates Court tomorrow while the other two men are expected to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Investigations into the incident are continuing.

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