Police update: Homicide investigation at Innisfail

Police have charged a man with murder following an altercation in Innisfail overnight causing the death of another man.

Investigations indicate at around 2.20am, two men became involved in a verbal altercation at a taxi rank on Edith Street.

The altercation became physical when one of the men allegedly punched the other to the side of his head multiple times.

A 28-year-old man was declared deceased at the scene.

A 30-year-old Innisfail man has been charged with one count of murder. The man appeared in Innisfail Magistrates Court today (December 19). He is been remanded in custody and will next appear on January 11.

Investigations are continuing.

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 or call 131 444.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day or call 1800 333 000.

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