Police have charged a man with murder following an alleged double homicide that occurred yesterday in Gordonvale.
Police were called to an address on Whiltshire Drive around 3.45 yesterday afternoon following reports of a disturbance, and police have located two women deceased at the address.
Another man and a woman were taken to hospital with lacerations, and police took a man into custody at the scene.
A 43-year-old Gordonvale man has been charged with two counts of murder and one count each of attempted murder, wounding and wilful damage.
He is due to appear in Cairns Magistrates Court on March 16.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.
For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.