Detectives at the house on Hunter St, Kelvin Grove, where Mr Frescon’s body was found. Picture: AAP image, John Gass
Detectives at the house on Hunter St, Kelvin Grove, where Mr Frescon’s body was found. Picture: AAP image, John Gass

Two more charged with Brisbane man’s murder

ANOTHER two men have been charged for the murder of Robert Frescon after he was found dead in his inner-city Brisbane home.

Late last night police arrested a 23-year-old man from Broadbeach and a 29-year-old man from St Lucia have each been charged with one count murder.

Three people in total have been charged with the 33-year-old's murder.

Police believe Mr Frescon, 33, was killed in the early hours of Friday morning.

He had failed to turn up to work on Friday and his sister found him about 3pm in his Kelvin Grove unit in Hunter St.

He had a wound to his neck.

 

Murder victim Robert Charles Frescon, 33.
Murder victim Robert Charles Frescon, 33.

 

A 21-year-old Gold Coast man was tracked down and taken into custody at 3am on Sunday after being found by police at Dutton Park on Brisbane's southside. He was subsequently charged with Mr Frescon's murder.

 

Detectives at the house on Hunter St, Kelvin Grove, where Mr Frescon’s body was found. Picture: AAP image, John Gass
Detectives at the house on Hunter St, Kelvin Grove, where Mr Frescon’s body was found. Picture: AAP image, John Gass

 

Detective acting Inspector Chris Toohey said that Mr Frescon knew the man, but wouldn't elaborate about a possible motive.

He said the Broadbeach man did not resist and assisted police before he was charged with murder.

"Presently, there are several persons assisting police with further inquiries relevant to this investigation," Insp Toohey said.

"A post-mortem has been conducted today confirming Robert has died as a result of a fatal wound to his neck."

Insp Toohey said he was unable to confirm what weapon was used.

He said a ­number of other people were providing witness statements to police.

Mr Frescon worked for Link-Up Queensland, a not-for-profit indigenous organisation that helps to reunite family members.

The investigation was still under way, he said.

All three accused will appear before Brisbane Magistrates Court today.



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