18-year-old charged with murder following death of Emerald man

March 17, 2023 7:52 am in by
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Police have charged an 18-year-old man with murder following the death of a 58-year-old man in Emerald last Friday.

It’s alleged the older man was found unresponsive following a disturbance between the pair, who were known to each other, at a Loch Street address around 11pm.

The 18-year-old was taken into custody the night of the alleged homicide and was formally charged at the Emerald Police Station yesterday afternoon.

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He’s been charged with one count of murder and appeared in Emerald Magistrates Court yesterday afternoon.

Investigations remain ongoing and detectives are urging anyone who may have information to come forward.