Homicide investigation at Springfield Lakes, QLD

Detectives have commenced a homicide investigation following a death at Springfield Lakes overnight.

Just after 10pm yesterday, police were alerted to a silver sedan chasing a white ute along The Promenade.

The vehicles have stopped and two men threatened a 49-year-old man. The man was struck with an unknown object causing him to fall to the ground and lose consciousness.

The two men were observed leaving the scene in the white ute.

Emergency services attended however the 49-year-old man was declared deceased at the scene a short time later.

Specialist police took two 19-year-old men into custody at a residence in Atlantic Street just before midnight.

A crime scene has been established and investigators are appealing for anyone who was in the Springfield Lakes area between 10pm and midnight who may have witnessed the incident to contact police.

Investigators are also appealing for anyone with dash cam or CCTV vision in the area to come forward.

An Investigation Centre has been established at Yamanto Police Station where investigations continue.

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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