Homicide squad investigating suspicious South Hedland death

Sam Jones and Sarah StegerNorth West Telegraph
Police forensics were on the scene of a suspicious death on Catamore Street in South Hedland
Camera IconPolice forensics were on the scene of a suspicious death on Catamore Street in South Hedland

Detectives from the Perth homicide squad and South Hedland are investigating the death of a man in the State’s north overnight.

Police officers were called to a Catamore Road home in South Hedland about 1am today after reports of a violent altercation on the street.

Upon arrival, police officers found the alleged victim, a South Hedland man in his 30s.

Police were on the scene of a suspicious death on Catamore road in South Hedland this morning.
Camera IconPolice were on the scene of a suspicious death on Catamore road in South Hedland this morning.

A man known to the deceased was taken to hospital where he is under police guard and is assisting detectives with their investigation.

Homicide detectives flew up from Perth early this morning and arrived in Port Hedland about 8.30am.

Liquor stores in the Pilbara town will be closed until 3pm today.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or report online at www.crimestoppers.com.au.

More to come.

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