Police update: Suspicious death at Cairns 23 September

Police investigating the suspicious death of a 51-year-old man at a Cairns shopping centre yesterday morning have charged a man.

Just before 8am, emergency services were called to the scene where the 51-year-old man had been fatally wounded.

A 38-year-old man was taken into custody at the scene a short time later and had been assisting officers with their inquiries.

He has since been charged with one count of murder and will appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court today (September 23).

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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