LATEST: Police still looking to talk to Luke Turnbull

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UPDATE 8.45AM: Police are still searching for 35-year-old Bundaberg man Luke Turnbull.

Police want to talk to Mr Turnbull about a fatal stabbing incident on Cummins Rd Friday night.   



UPDATE 7.20pm SATURDAY: Bundaberg Detectives investigating the suspicious death of a 24-year-old man in Bundaberg last night have released an image of a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Luke Michael Turnbull (pictured) are urged not to approach him, but to contact the Bundaberg Police or Crime Stoppers immediately.

Around 7.40pm last night, police were called to a disturbance at an address on Cummins Rd.

On arrival, police received information that a 24-year-old man had presented at the Bundaberg Base Hospital with apparent stab wounds to his torso.

The man died a short time later as a result of the injuries.

A 47-year-old man sustained serious head injuries as a result of the incident, and remains in the Bundaberg Base Hospital.

Investigations are continuing.




Bundaberg police are searching for a 35-year-old man to help solve the stabbing death of a 24-year-old male at his Cummins Rd home last night.

Police were called to the address at about 7.40pm.

On arrival they found one man had been taken to the Bundaberg hospital with stab wounds to the torso.

He later died of the injuries.

A second man, the father of the deceased was also taken to the hospital with head injuries.

He has since been released to be with his family but will have to go back to hospital for more treatment.    

Now police are looking for a third person involved in the incident. 

The man police officers are looking for is a Bundaberg resident described as about 180cm tall, with a solid build, tan complexion, brown hair and eyes.

Police say he may be accompanied by a female.

The woman is 32-years-old, about 170cm tall with a dark complexion and slight build.

Wide Bay District Crime Services detective inspector David Briese urged the man to come forward.

"We asking if he sees this media briefing to please present himself to the Bundaberg Police Station," detective inspector Briese said.

Five police forensic vans are currently on the scene of the incident combing over the evidence left on the bitumen outside the Cummins Rd home.

Forensic officers dressed in "moon suits" pulled down the tent, erected to protect the evidence from the elements.

Underneath the tent were large moist patches and a three unknown objects.

Detective inspector Briese said police officers had conducted door knocks of the area to talk to witnesses.

"We appeal to anyone who knows anything about what occurred or the whereabouts of the 35-year-old male or the 32-year-old female, that we are seeking to speak to, contact the Bundaberg police or Crimestoppers," he said.

Police said they had no evidence to suggest the incident was bikie or drug related at this time.






UPDATE: Cummins Rd Branyan is still blocked while police investigate the death of man in his 20s last night.

Police were called to a disturbance in the street at 7.40pm.

On arrival police received information that a man had presented to Bundaberg Hospital with multiple stab wounds to the torso.

Due to the injuries the man died.  

Police quickly declared a crime scene at the address and with the help of  SES volunteers set up a tent in the middle of Cummins Rd to protect evidence from the elements.

A large storm around the time of the incident forced police to take the measure.

Another man was also treated for serious head injuries.



EARLIER: POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Bundaberg overnight.

Police were called to a disturbance at an address on Cummins Road around 7.40pm.

On arrival, police have received information that a man in his 20s had presented at Bundaberg Hospital with apparent stab wounds to his torso.

The man has passed away as a result of the injuries, and police have established a crime scene at a house on Cummins Road.

Another man is also been treated for serious head injuries as a result of the incident.

Investigations into the incident are continuing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

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