Homicide at Innisfail

Detectives have charged a man with murder after an alleged stabbing in Innisfail overnight.

It will be alleged around 6pm a man attended a unit on Edith Street and became involved in a verbal altercation with a 32-year-old man known to him.

It is further alleged the altercation turned physical and the 32-year-old man was stabbed in the chest with a knife.

He was transported to the Innisfail Hospital but died a short time later.

Police located a 30-year-old Innisfail man in Ernest Street a short time later.

He has since been charged with one count of murder and is expected to appear at the Innisfail Magistrates Court today, October 4.

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