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Third person charged over Railway Estate murder

July 28, 2023 6:30 am in by

A third person has been arrested following the murder of a 39-year-old man at Railway Estate.

It will be alleged shortly after 4.30am on July 12, the man sustained a stab wound to his chest and was seriously assaulted at an Eleventh Avenue address.

The man passed away at the scene and detectives launched Operation Victor Madrox into the alleged homicide.

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A 32 year-old woman and 37-year-old man were arrested last week and charged with murder, enter dwelling with intent at night in company, threatening violence and deprivation of liberty.

On Wednesday, officers from the Townsville Tactical Crime Squad located a 24-year-old Mount Louisa man yesterday, taking him into custody as he left a car.

A search of the car allegedly found a handgun and a quantity of drugs and money.

The man was charged with one count each of murder, enter dwelling, threatening violence and deprivation of liberty.

Investigations are ongoing.

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