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Deaths Of Man And Woman At Calliope Caravan Park Suspicious

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UPDATE | Police have established a Forward Command Post at the Calliope Caravan Park as investigations into the suspicious deaths of two people continue.

Police were called to the Stowe Road complex around 5:00PM on Thursday when a 63-year-old man was found outside his caravan with significant head injuries.

The man was taken to Gladstone Hospital where he later died.

Police found the body of a 60-year-old woman inside her van, she had suffered significant injuries.

Crime scenes have been declared at both caravan sites with Scientific and Scenes of Crime officers processing the areas and uniform and detectives canvassing the caravan park.

A police Investigation Centre has been established at the Gladstone Police Station with detectives from the Homicide Investigation Unit arriving today to assist local detectives.

Detective Inspector Darrin Shadlow, Crime Services, said the man and woman were known to each other and the deaths are being treated as suspicious.

“Police and emergency services were called after a resident of the caravan park located the deceased man with a significant head trauma.

“Our investigations to date indicate that the incidents may have occurred sometime between 3.30 and 4.40pm yesterday and we are appealing for anyone who may have noticed or heard something or seen anyone suspicious, or something out of the ordinary, to contact us.”

EARLIER | Police are investigating the death of two people at Calliope.

Around 5.00pm on Thursday, police were called to a Calliope caravan park where they located the two bodies.

A crime scene has been declared as detectives work to determine the causes of death and to confirm the identities of the deceased.

There is no further information available at this time.