Elderly man, 84, dies after he was allegedly attacked during his morning walk in popular tourist town – as 27-year-old is taken into custody
- Man dead after alleged attack
- Another taken into custody
A man is dead and another is in custody following an alleged early morning assault in a Queensland holiday town.
Police say emergency crews were called to Hastings Street on the tourist strip at Noosa Heads after reports an 87-year-old man had been assaulted about 6am on Sunday.
The man died at the scene before he could be taken to hospital.
Police say emergency crews were called to Hastings Street on the tourist strip after reports a man had been assaulted about 6am on Sunday
A 27-year-old man has since been taken into custody and is assisting detectives with their inquiries.
A crime scene has been declared and witnesses or anyone with information is being urged to contact investigators.
Police are expected to hold a media conference about the incident on Sunday afternoon.