Man charged with murder after deadly Qld taxi rank brawl

A fight at a Queensland taxi rank has left one man dead and another behind bars charged with murder.

Police say the pair became involved in a verbal altercation at a taxi rank on Edith Street in Innisfail around 2.20am on Saturday.

The altercation became physical when one of the men allegedly punched the other to the side of his head multiple times.


Despite desperate attempts by officers to save the 28-year-old victim, he died at the scene.

A 30-year-old man was arrested and charged with one count of murder.

He appeared in Innisfail Magistrates Court on Saturday where he was remanded in custody to reappear on January 11.

Investigations are continuing.