Crime scene established after body found on Qld street

A CRIME scene has been set up on a suburban street in Cairns after the body of a man was found lying on the road early this morning.

Officers were called to a Hunt Street residence in Manunda around 4am where they located a young man, who had significant injuries, lying on the roadway.

It’s understood police immediately began CPR until paramedics arrived on scene.


Sadly, the man was pronounced deceased.

A crime scene has now been declared, with detectives treating the death as suspicious.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information that could assist with investigations to 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 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.