Burpengary East crime scene: 26-year-old in custody after man declared dead and woman seriously injured

Max Corstorphan
The Nightly
Homicide investigation launched after police make shocking discovery. (Joel Carrett/AAP PHOTOS)
Homicide investigation launched after police make shocking discovery. (Joel Carrett/AAP PHOTOS) Credit: AAP

Police have taken a 26-year-old Boondall man into custody on Wednesday after a terrifying discovery at a Burpengary East property on Thursday morning.

Queensland Police have confirmed around 9.20am, officers responded to an address in Bramston Court to conduct a welfare check.

Upon arrival, police located the man and the woman, both aged in their seventies and with serious head injuries.

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The man was declared dead at the scene.

The woman was rushed to Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

Detectives have launched a homicide investigation and a crime scene has been declared.

Police do not believe there is any threat to the public.

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