Murder investigation after man stabbed in street

 

A piece of clothing and a water bottle is all that was left behind at the scene of a stabbing last night where a young man was killed.

Police have set up a crime scene at a skate park on the corner of Mcilwraith and Davidson Sts, and another separate scene around a foot path near a building across the road.

The skate park is one of multiple known drinking hangouts, according to locals.

The crime scene on the corner of McIlwraith and Davidson streets on Monday morning following the fatal stabbing of a 20-year-old man in Ingham late on Sunday night. Photograph: Cameron Bates
The crime scene on the corner of McIlwraith and Davidson streets on Monday morning following the fatal stabbing of a 20-year-old man in Ingham late on Sunday night. Photograph: Cameron Bates

Multiple police were guarding the scenes this morning, with just a water bottle and piece of clothing the only signs of possible evidence.

A water bottle and an item of clothing on the McIlwraith Street footpath near the intersection with Davidson Street on Monday morning following the fatal stabbing of a 20-year-old man in Ingham late on Sunday night. Photograph: Cameron Bates
A water bottle and an item of clothing on the McIlwraith Street footpath near the intersection with Davidson Street on Monday morning following the fatal stabbing of a 20-year-old man in Ingham late on Sunday night. Photograph: Cameron Bates

According to police, the group of people were known to each other.

This morning, member for Hinchinbrook in Ingham offered his condolences to victim's loved ones.

"On behalf of Hinchinbrook, I wish to offer my deepest condolences to the family of the young man whose life was taken after an incident last night in Ingham," MP Nick Dametto said in a statement.

"While the exact details of this tragedy are yet to be determined, I know police are doing everything within their power to ensure the person responsible for this horrific crime is brought to justice."

Officers guard the skate park on the corner of McIlwraith and Davidson streets on Monday morning following the fatal stabbing of a 20-year-old man in Ingham late on Sunday night. Photograph: Cameron Bates
Officers guard the skate park on the corner of McIlwraith and Davidson streets on Monday morning following the fatal stabbing of a 20-year-old man in Ingham late on Sunday night. Photograph: Cameron Bates


Mr Dametto urged anyone with information that may be useful to detectives to contact Policelink on 131444 or visit their local police station.

Originally published as Murder investigation after man stabbed in street


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