Breakthrough death of 4-year-old girl, whose body was found in a Brisbane house as a man, 43, is charged with MURDER – and police reveal the child may have been ‘dead for some time’
- The man has been charged with murdering the body of a young girl found in the house
- The girl was found dead Monday morning on Cannon Hill in east Brisbane
- A 43-year-old man has since been charged with murder and bail has been denied
- It is believed that the girl had been dead for some time before the body was found
A man has been charged with murder after a four-year-old girl’s body was found in her home.
The girl was found dead Monday morning at a property in Cannon Hill in eastern Brisbane – where police immediately set up a crime scene after being called to the address at around 9:20 a.m.
A 43-year-old man was later charged with murder and the bail was not shown to him on Tuesday.
Researchers are working to better understand the events leading up to her death, believing that the young girl may have been dead for some time.
Forensic teams where a four-year-old girl’s body was found Monday morning in a house in Cannon Hill. A 43-year-old man has been charged with murder
Police on the scene of the tragic discovery on Monday. The young girl is believed to have been dead for some time
Police spent the day at Bent Street and interviewed members of the girl’s family.
A neighbor said a family had rented the house on a quiet suburban street – where forensic teams and a hefty police were on Monday.
“I never heard much from them. It is a fairly quiet street … it is a bit of a shock, ‘said the resident The courier post.
Trader Trent O’Brien, who worked on the street when the police arrived, said he was shocked at how calm everyone appeared.
He said about five people, including a small child with a diaper, walked out of the house when the emergency services arrived.
“No one I saw was delirious … I didn’t hear any screams,” he said.
About 10 police cars and two ambulances arrived on the spot shortly after 9am and started talking to neighbors
Parents of Cannon Hill Anglican College, on the road from the crime scene, were informed about the police in the area and warned that this would delay students’ drop-off and pick-up.
“Should you hear about this incident through the media, please be assured that there is no reason to fear any threat to the school and that your children are safe and not being informed at all about the presence of the police outside college ‘, read email to parents.
Locals said that about 10 police cars and two ambulances arrived on the spot shortly after 9am and started talking to neighbors.
The police are seen at the crime scene on Monday. Parents of the nearby Cannon Hill Anglican College were warned of the presence of the police
A neighbor said that death was a shock to the usually quiet neighborhood.
“I’ve seen a boy jump on the trampoline before, but he would be 10 or 12 years old,” he said. “I’ve never heard much from them.”
Detectives are attractive to anyone who has information to come forward.