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Update: Homicide investigation, Parkinson

Police continue to investigate an incident at Parkinson today which claimed the life of a 2-month old baby girl and saw three adults sustain serious injuries.

Police were called to a Watheroo Place address around 2.30pm after a 28-year-old woman fled from the address to a house in nearby Mapleton Court seeking help.

The woman, from Parkinson, was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with non life threatening injuries consisting of stab wounds.

At a house in Watheroo Place police located the baby girl with life threatening injuries. She was treated at the scene before being transported under police escort to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital where she sadly passed away.

A woman in her 50s was found unconscious inside the house with stab wounds. She was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with life threatening injuries.

A 53-year-old man was found in the front yard with multiple stab wounds. He too, was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with life threatening injuries.

All four people are members of an extended family. The man and woman in their 50s are from China and are visiting Brisbane.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are still under investigation which will include detectives speaking with the three adults when their medical conditions allow. Police officers remain with all three people at the hospital.

At this time it is believed there are no other people involved.

Scenes of Crime and Scientific Officers continue to examine the house at Watheroo Place, and a crime scene remains in place.

An Incident Centre has been established at Acacia Ridge Police Station with officers from the South Brisbane District, Operations Support Command and State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad in attendance.

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