Man dead after ‘altercation’ outside football club

A crime scene has been set up at a football club just south of Brisbane, following the ‘suspicious death’ of a man aged in his 30s.

Police say they were called to the Rocklea venue just after 9pm on Friday to find the man with a neck injury.

“(He) was declared deceased at the scene,” Police said in a statement.


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It’s believed the man had been drinking at the Brothers St Brendan’s Football Club on Beaudesert Road, when he became involved in a fight with a man he knows.

It carried out into the street, where the man was attacked, and reportedly stabbed in the neck.

“A second man also aged in his 30s was located nearby on Blackwood Street.

“He was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital for treatment to hand, face and shoulder injuries.”

Detectives are investigating the death and hope anyone with information will come forward.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Since graduating from University in 2003, Rachel has worked in radio in a variety of roles including announcer, journalist and copywriter. The crazy world of radio has taken her from her hometown of Toowoomba to Wollongong, Sydney, Brisbane and finally the Gold Coast when in 2009 she started writing and presenting news with Hot Tomato and myGC.com.au.

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