Update 6: Homicide investigation at Harlaxton, QLD

Toowoomba CIB and Homicide Unit detectives have charged a 24-year-old Cambooya man in relation to the alleged murder of 25-year-old Thor Morgan at Harlaxton in March.

At approximately 2.50am on March 15, Mr Morgan was driving a vehicle on Ruthven Street when a firearm was discharged from a stolen Dual Cab.

Mr Morgan was subsequently located at a Coonan Street address, with a gunshot wound to his head.

He died as a result of his injuries in Princess Alexandra Hospital on May 16.

Following an extensive investigation as part of Operation Uniform Tyne, police dive squad officers recovered a firearm from a northern branch of the Condamine River on July 26, which police will allege was the weapon used in the incident.

The 24-year-old man has been charged with one count each of murder, arson of a motor vehicle, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and unlawful possession of weapons. He is due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court today, August 15.

Investigations remain ongoing.

Photo of police diver with metal detector

Image of firearm retrieved from creek

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