Couple in custody after man stabbed to death

A MAN and woman are being questioned by police after a man was found stabbed to death at a unit in Townsville overnight.

Police said officers were called to reports of a disturbance at the Nathan Street in Aitkenvale, around 7.30pm.

When they arrived, however, they found a man unconscious with what appeared to be a stab wound to his chest.


Despite the efforts of emergency services to revive the man, he could not be saved and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man and a woman were taken into custody at the scene and spent the night being questioned by police.

They remained in custody on Saturday, “assisting police with their enquiries”.

Investigations are continuing.

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