Police update: Sudden death investigation in Pioneer, QLD

Police have charged an 18-year-old Happy Valley man with murder following the death of a 34-year-old man in Mount Isa yesterday, February 8.

Emergency services were called to the Abel Smith Parade property in Pioneer just after 2am following reports a man had been stabbed.

Upon arrival, the 34-year-old Richmond Hill man was located with life-threatening injuries.

He was transported to the Mount Isa Hospital where he was declared deceased a short time later.

An 18-year-old was taken into police custody at the scene.

It will be alleged the two men were known to each other.

The 18-year-old Happy Valley man has been charged with one count of murder (domestic violence) and due to appear at Mount Isa Magistrates Court today, February 9.

Earlier: https://mypolice.qld.gov.au/news/2024/02/08/sudden-death-investigation-mt-isa/

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